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Trump Administration Sued Over Auto Emissions Rollback Rule

May 28, 2020

Today, California and 22 other states and jurisdictions sued the Trump Administration over the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Safety Traffic Administration (NHTSA) final rule, The Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule for Model Years 2021-2026 Passenger Cars and Light Trucks. Per California Attorney General Xavier Beccera,…

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SBA and Treasury Release Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application

May 26, 2020

Per the U.S. Small Business Administration: The Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application and detailed instructions for the application. The form and instructions inform borrowers how to apply for forgiveness of their PPP loans, consistent…

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Additional Guidance on the PPP Loan Forgiveness Program

May 26, 2020

The U.S. Small Business Administration in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Treasury released new guidance regarding the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The interim rules can be found here: Interim Final Rule on Loan Forgiveness (Released May 22, 2020) Interim Final Rule on Loan Review Procedures and Related Borrower Responsibilities (Released May…

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Minnesota Auto Dealers Sue Over Clean Cars Rule

January 8, 2021

The Minnesota Auto Dealers filed a suit against the state of Minnesota today in federal court. The lawsuit is an effort to stop the state from adopting harsher clean car standards set by the state of California. The auto dealers argue that the new standards would raise costs for consumers…

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EPA Finalizes Particulate Matter NAAQS

December 8, 2020

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced today at a press conference the final decision by the EPA to retain the existing National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for particulate matter (PM). These standards were set by the Obama-Biden Administration to limit harmful emissions and improve…

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New Lobby Group Sets Goal of All Electric Vehicle Sales by 2030

November 18, 2020

This week, the Zero Emission Transportation Association (ZETA) announced their organizational goal of 100 percent electric vehicle sales by the end of the decade. ZETA is a coalition of 28 businesses across the United States, including utility groups like Pacific Gas and Electric, automobile industry stakeholders such as Tesla and…

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