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Litigation: Automakers move to defend Trump GHG rollback in court

May 22, 2020
Most of the auto manufacturing sector is moving to support the Trump administration’s rollback of light-duty vehicle greenhouse gas rules against legal attacks, arguing that EPA and the Transportation Department “lawfully exercised their discretion” in setting standards much weaker that Obama-era requirements. The arguments come in a May 22 motion to intervene from the Alliance for Automotive Innovation in Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), et al. v. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), et al. , which is pending in the...

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