States Launch Challenge To Trump Auto Emissions Policy

Law360 (September 20, 2019, 1:01 PM EDT) -- California and 22 other states sued the Trump administration in D.C. federal court Friday over its elimination of the Golden State's right to create its own greenhouse gas emission standards for cars and other vehicles, the opening salvo in what will be a long and bitter legal fight.

Vehicles cross the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in December 2015. California and others are fighting the Trump administration’s elimination of a waiver that lets the state set its own vehicle emission standards. (AP)

The lawsuit, which also counts Washington, D.C., New York City and Los Angeles as plaintiffs, comes just one day after...

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