EJ Groups Intervene In CARB Locomotive Rule Suit, Citing Special Expertise

November 15, 2023
Environmental justice (EJ) groups are intervening in support of the California air board’s defense of its rule requiring railways to reduce emissions from existing locomotives, saying they have “special expertise” and knowledge of disadvantaged communities that the state cannot fully represent in the railroad industry lawsuit. “Proposed Intervenors represent community members that live on the frontlines of major freight railyards and rail corridors, and bring specialized, firsthand knowledge and expertise of the pollution that the Locomotive Regulation seeks to address,”...

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