States, Groups File Multiple Suits Over USPS Purchase Plan With Few EVs

April 28, 2022
States, cities, environmentalists and autoworkers have filed multiple lawsuits contesting the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) planned purchase of mostly conventional delivery trucks rather than electric vehicles (EVs), claiming the agency’s environmental review of the plan suffers various flaws. The litigation opens a fresh front in a long-running battle over the procurement of up to 165,000 vehicles, after USPS argued it could not adopt more aggressive electrification strategies without more funding and then finalized its plans despite objections from the White...

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