Motor & Equip. Mfrs. Ass'n v. Nichols

ELR Citation: ELR 21111
No(s). 96-1392, -1397 (D.C. Cir. Apr 24, 1998)

The court upholds the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) decision to grant California a Clean Air Act (CAA) Ā§209(b) waiver allowing the state to enforce its own on-board emissions diagnostic device (OBD) regulations, which contain OBD antitampering provisions. The court also upholds EPA...