American Auto. Mfrs. Ass'n v. Commissioner

ELR Citation: ELR 20210
No(s). 93-10799-ADM (D. Mass. Oct 15, 1997)

The court holds that the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP's) zero emission vehicle (ZEV) regulations for automobile manufacturers are not identical to California standards as required by Clean Air Act (CAA) §177 and, thus, are preempted by CAA §209(a). In 1992, Massachus...