DC Circ. Pauses Vehicle Emissions Fight For Biden Review

By Morgan Conley (February 8, 2021, 6:09 PM EST) -- The D.C. Circuit on Monday granted the Biden administration's request to freeze litigation over a Trump-era move to strip California's authority to set its own vehicle greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy standards so the new administration could review and potentially revise the rule.

According to the order, U.S. Circuit Judges David S. Tatel and Patricia A. Millett approved the Biden administration's request to freeze the litigation in light of an executive order that, among other things, directs the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to review and potentially rescind or revise the rule by April....

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