31 Jul '17, 5pm

We're Suing to Defend a Key Transportation Rule

We're Suing to Defend a Key Transportation Rule

NRDC today leads a coalition in challenging the Trump Administration’s latest assault on the environment. We are suing to defend and protect a key rule issued by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)—a performance standard for measuring and limiting carbon pollution from transportation sources. In January, the FHWA issued this bold rule to for the first time require regions and states to measure heat-trapping carbon pollution generated from vehicles traveling on the National Highway System and to set targets for reducing that pollution. The rule is the final in a series under the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century or MAP-21 transportation law enacted in 2012. Collectively these rules would achieve the law’s promise to launch transportation into the 21st century by making it more performance-driven—a recommendation made by many analysts and groups, including ...

Full article: https://www.nrdc.org/experts/amanda-eaken/were-suing-defe...

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