Republicans Seek To Rescind DOT’s Highway GHG Performance Rule

February 7, 2024
Republican lawmakers in both the House and Senate are introducing resolutions that would quickly rescind the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) final rule issued last fall that requires states and regional planners to set targets for curbing greenhouse gas emissions from highway projects. The Feb. 7 resolutions under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) likely face a high hurdle to becoming law because President Joe Biden would be expected to veto the measures, forcing lawmakers to muster a two-thirds vote in both...

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