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Green Groups Step into Fight Over California Emissions Waiver

May 20, 2022, 5:59 PM

A group of environmental organizations asked D.C. appellate judges Friday to wade into litigation against the restoration of California’s vehicle emissions waiver.

The Sierra Club, Conservation Law Foundation, and others filed a motion to intervene at the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in Ohio v. EPA, a case brought by Republicans-led states against the California exemption.

  • The groups are joined by a coalition of Democratic states and cities, who filed the same motion Thursday in support of the Biden administration.
  • At issue is President Joe Biden’s decision to resurrect a Clean Air Act waiver ...