Railroads Seek Quick Court Judgment Overturning CARB’s Locomotive Rule

November 28, 2023
The railroad industry is seeking a speedy summary judgment ruling from a federal court to overturn California’s rule requiring railways to reduce emissions from existing locomotives based on the preemption provisions of several federal laws, while rebutting the state’s recent motion to dismiss. In a Nov. 24 motion for summary judgment in Association of American Railroads (AAR) and American Short Line And Regional Railroad Association v. Liane M. Randolph , the industry plaintiffs asked the court to rule on their...

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