DC Circ. Lets Calif. Truck Emissions Limit Stand

Law360, New York (April 5, 2010, 1:48 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has upheld the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's endorsement of a California rule limiting diesel emissions from transportation refrigeration units in trucks, saying there is no legal basis to overturn the agency's decision.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday shot down the American Trucking Associations Inc.'s challenge to the EPA's approval of the 2004 rule, which sets limits on emissions from in-use nonroad engines.

The rule at issue in the case is aimed at achieving the...
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