California Waiver Court Documents
D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals
November 24, 2008 – Local, state and provincial governments and government associations file friend of the court brief in support of California’s petition of EPA waiver denial.
Read the brief.
November 10, 2008 – Petitioners’ opening brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, challenging the U.S. EPA’s denial of the Clean Cars Waiver in 2007 on the grounds that the EPA administrator’s decision was arbitrary, capricious, and contrary to law.
July 31, 2008 – Sens. Boxer and Feinstein and Speaker Pelosi file "Friend of the Court" motion
May 5, 2008 – California petition for review of EPA Waiver denial
9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
July 25, 2008 – Court Denies California petition
Petition from California and 15 states (three others joined later)
Motion to intervene from 15 states