Description: Challenge to delays and suspension of greenhouse gas performance measures for the national highway system.
People of State of California v. U.S. Department of Transportation
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 09/28/2017 Federal Register Notice Download Notice published regarding effective date for regulations. On September 28, 2017, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) published notice that greenhouse gas performance measures for the national highway system that it suspended indefinitely in May 2017 would go into effect. FHWA also said it had initiated additional rulemaking procedures to repeal the greenhouse gas measures and expected to issue a proposed rule in 2017 with the goal of issuing a final rule in spring 2018. 09/20/2017 Complaint Download Complaint filed. A complaint challenging the Federal Highway Administration’s delays and suspension of greenhouse gas performance measures for the highway system was filed in the federal district court for the Northern District of California on September 20, 2017 by eight states. Another challenge was pending in the federal district court for the Southern District of New York.