DOJ Urges Court To Toss Vermont Emissions Ruling

Law360, New York (April 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Seeking to buttress the auto industry's case, the Bush administration is asking a federal appeals court to throw out a Vermont judge's landmark ruling that would enable states to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from cars and light vehicles.

On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Justice filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, arguing that the decision should be bounced since the ruling hinged on the Environmental Protection Agency granting California a Clean Air Act waiver that would allow it...
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