Daimler Trucks North America LLC v. Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Citation: 43 ELR 20265
No(s). 12-1433 (D.C. Cir. Dec 11, 2013)

The D.C. Circuit vacated an EPA rule establishing nonconformance penalties (NCPs) for on-highway, heavy-duty diesel engines. NCPs are intended to protect "technological laggards" by allowing them to pay a penalty for engines temporarily unable to meet new or revised emission standards. EPA establish...