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Just two weeks after the EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson turned down California's request for a waiver allowing the state to regulate greenhouse gases, things are moving to court. California has followed trough on their promise to take the EPA to court by filing suit in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco. The grounds for the suit is that the EPA failed to adequately explain the reasons for denying the waiver. If California's regulations are allowed to go ahead it would effective

A few years ago, before the current battle over CAFE standards, the National High Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) implemented some incremental improvements for truck efficiency. The new rules for the first time set the standards based on vehicle weight, with light vehicles getting a higher standard than heavier ones. Some states and environmental groups thought the new standards didn't go nearly far enough and sued. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has now agreed and ordered NHTSA to quick