Description: Action to enjoin Rhode Island from implementing state vehicle standards based on California standards.
Lincoln Dodge, Inc. v. Sullivan
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 04/07/2010 Motion to Dismiss Motion to dismiss filed. The automobile industry voluntarily dismissed 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. 11/25/2008 Memorandum Download Memorandum and order issued granting in part and denying in part defendants' motion for summary judgment on the pleadings. 12/21/2007 Memorandum Download Memorandum and order issued denying motion to dismiss.
Association of International Automobile Manufacturers v. Sullivan
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 04/07/2010 Motion to Dismiss Appellant filed voluntary motion to dismiss.