Calif., Allies Sue EPA Over Clean Air Act Waiver Rescission

Law360 (November 15, 2019, 9:30 PM EST) -- California and 22 other states on Friday sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over its decision to rescind the Golden State's Clean Air Act waiver that allowed it to set its own greenhouse gas standards and run a zero-emissions vehicle program.

The states, along with New York City, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., filed a petition to review the EPA's move in the D.C. Circuit. In September, the EPA and U.S. Department of Transportation issued the "One National Program" rule, under which they assert that the Energy Policy and Conservation Act gives the DOT the right to set national fuel economy...

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