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Republican and Democratic AGs Square Up for Emissions Standards Fight

25 Republican AGs have petitioned the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to review the EPA’s rule entitled “Multi-Pollutant Emissions Standards for Model Years 2027 and Later Light-Duty and Medium-Duty Vehicles,” which sets emissions standards for passenger cars, trucks, and vans, model years 2027-2032. The AGs argue that the EPA has exceeded its authority and the Standards are arbitrary and capricious.

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Democratic AGs Urge EPA to Move PFAS-T Against “Forever Chemicals”

A group of 14 Democratic AGs submitted a letter to the EPA in support of its proposed rule listing nine per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) compounds as hazardous constituents under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). In the comment letter, the AGs argue that the EPA’s proposed listing is supported by substantial evidence that…

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Republican AGs Seek to Unplug the DOE’s Fuel-Economy Rule for Electric Vehicles

A group of 13 Republican AGs and the American Free Enterprise Chamber of Commerce filed a petition for review of the DOE’s Petroleum-Equivalent Fuel Economy Calculation final rule—which provides the procedures for calculating values for the fuel economy of electric vehicles. According to the petition for review, the DOE allegedly lacked authority to impose a…

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Republican AGs Push Back on Scope of EPA’s Anti-Discrimination Regulations

A group of 23 Republican AGs filed a petition for rulemaking to the EPA demanding that it amend its regulations under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act that prohibit recipients of EPA funds from engaging in certain discriminatory practices. In the petition for rulemaking, the AGs argue that the EPA’s regulations exceed the agency’s rulemaking…

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