DC Circ. Sides With EPA Over Engine Emission Rules

Law360, Los Angeles (January 15, 2013, 6:51 PM EST) -- The D.C. Circuit on Tuesday rejected a trade group's attempt to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to broaden a Clean Air Act provision so that state emission standards for marine, locomotive and other nonroad engines would be preempted, saying the petition came too late.

Tuesday’s decision marks the latest in the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s lawsuit over the EPA’s denial of its petitions to alter the Clean Air Act to preempt state regulations on emissions from nonroad vehicles, which also include tractors, construction...
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