Association of Am. RRs. v. South Coast Air Quality Management

ELR Citation: ELR 20246
No(s). 07-55804 (9th Cir. Sep 15, 2010)

The Ninth Circuit held that the Interstate Commerce Commission Termination Act of 1995 (ICCTA) preempts three local government agency rules aimed at limiting air pollution from idling trains. The rules have not become a part of California's EPA-approved SIP and, thus, do not have the force and effec...