Dallas Taxi Rule Not Barred By Clean Air Act, 5th Circ. Says

Law360, Chicago (June 14, 2013, 3:37 PM EDT) -- The Fifth Circuit ruled Thursday that a Dallas city ordinance allowing taxicabs running on compressed natural gas to have priority over gas-powered taxis when soliciting passengers at a city-owned airport is not preempted by the Clean Air Act, shutting down a challenge by the Association of Taxicab Operators USA.

The three-judge appeals panel affirmed a lower court's ruling in favor of Dallas and concluded that the ordinance applying to cabs picking up passengers at the city's Love Field airport was not an enforceable standard regarding emissions...
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