Biden's Climate Mandate Struck Down by Judge: 'Unauthorized'

By | May 24, 2024

Biden's highway climate mandate

Note: This article was originally published on our sister site StateOfUnion.org and has been republished with permission.


 A US judge ruled against a Biden administration highway climate rule that required states to measure and report greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles using US highways, and to set declining carbon dioxide targets. 

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The December 2023 rule by the Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration was challenged in a lawsuit by Texas.

Carbon pollution

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The rule "will provide states with a clear and consistent framework to track carbon pollution and the flexibility to set their own climate targets," Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said.