DOJ Seeks Abeyance For Federal Vehicle GHG Suit, Amid Opposition

February 19, 2021
The Department of Justice (DOJ) is formally asking a federal court to suspend a consolidated suit challenging the Trump administration’s rollback of vehicle greenhouse gas standards, a move that had been expected after the Biden administration in a Jan. 20 executive order formally signaled plans to revise the standards. The request for abeyance, in a Feb. 19 motion in Competitive Enterprise Institute, et al., v. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), et al. comes after the same court, the...

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