Former Officials, Lawmakers Back Suit To Protect State Auto GHG Rules

July 8, 2020
A bipartisan group of former EPA chiefs and Transportation secretaries, as well as scores of Democratic lawmakers, electric utilities and other groups, are weighing in against the Trump administration’s rule preempting state vehicle greenhouse gas programs, arguing that the move is both illegal and harmful to the public. Additionally, a group representing state air regulators is expressing support for “states’ rights” and citing harms from scrapping the state programs -- even though the group is formally remaining neutral in litigation...

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