NRDC Sues Over NHTSA Rule After Avoiding Challenge To EPA GHG Plan

May 16, 2022
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) last week quietly filed suit over the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) fuel economy standards for model years 2024-2026, even though environmental groups declined to challenge EPA’s coordinated but separate vehicle greenhouse gas standards. The group’s May 11 legal filing , in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, does not detail why it is challenging NHTSA’s April final rule that strengthened fuel economy requirements by less than environmental...

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