The Administration's Regulatory Reform for Fuel Economy and Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Standards: Assessing the Significant Changes and Potential State Conflicts
12:30 PM EDT
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources
Air Quality Committee
Climate Change, Sustainable Development, and Ecosystems Committee
Thursday, August 23, 2018
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Eastern
Committee Program Call
The Trump Administration has proposed a rulemaking to roll back current greenhouse gas (GHG) emission standards, and set new fuel economy standards, for passenger vehicles. The Administration also seeks comment on a range of alternatives. This action also implicates California and other states' ability to regulate vehicle GHG emissions, under an EPA-granted Clean Air Act waiver. Automakers are seeking additional compliance flexibility, but also want harmonized Federal and California programs. The rulemaking is expected to result in litigation and could significantly impact regulatory predictability as well the balance of authority between federal and state regulators. Hear from leaders in the field on significant changes the Administration is proposing, legal points of contention, and practical impacts.
Christopher Carr, Managing Member, C2E2 Strategies, LLC
Joel Beauvais, Partner, Latham & Watkins
Andrea Campbell, Partner, Van Ness Feldman
Charlie Haake, Director & Assistant General Counsel, Association of Global Automakers
Martha Roberts, Senior Attorney, Environmental Defense Fund
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