Judge Pares Back Railroads’ Suit Over CARB’s Locomotive Emissions Rule

February 21, 2024
A federal district court judge is paring back the railroad industry’s challenge to the California air board’s rule requiring railways to reduce emissions from existing locomotives, finding some of the claims to be unripe or to fail on standing grounds, though he is allowing some claims for different parts of the regulation to proceed. In a Feb. 16 order , Judge Daniel Calabretta of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California granted a request from the California...

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