Description: Challenge to Vermont’s adoption of California’s greenhouse gas regulations for automobiles.
Green Mountain Chrysler Plymouth Dodge Jeep v. Crombie
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 04/07/2010 Motion to Dismiss Voluntary motion to dismiss filed. The automobile industry voluntarily dismissed three lawsuits challenging California regulations to limit greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles. The lawsuits filed in Vermont and Rhode Island were challenging state enactments that adopted the California regulations. Automobile manufacturers had pledged to drop the lawsuits after the Obama administration finalized national greenhouse gas regulations and fuel economy standards. The Obama Administration issued such final regulations on April 1, 2010. 09/12/2007 Opinion and Order Download Opinion and order issued ordering judgment for defendants on some claims and dismissing other claims. 11/18/2005 Complaint Download Complaint filed.