Measure Would Overturn EPA Ruling On Emissions

Law360 (March 10, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Members of the U.S. House of Representatives have introduced legislation aimed at overturning the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's recent decision that California cannot impose its own strict regulations on greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles.

Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.) introduced the Right to Clean Vehicles Act Thursday in the House in response to EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson's decision to deny California a waiver that would have allowed the state to pass more stringent regulations than those of the federal government.

The agency said in a public notice...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.