Agency: NHTSA

Climate Deregulation Tracker

Agency: NHTSA

2018-08-02 EPA and NHTSA Propose Rollback of Federal Clean Car Standards Regulatory action DOT, EPA, NHTSA

EPA and NHTSA issued a proposal to weaken the greenhouse gas emission and fuel economy standards for light-duty vehicles MY 2021-2026.

2017-08-10 EPA and NHTSA Open Public Comment Period for Reconsideration of Light Duty Emission Standards MY 2022-2025, Expand Review to Include MY 2021 Regulatory action DOT, EPA, NHTSA

EPA and NHTSA opened a public comment period on the reconsideration of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for cars and light trucks for model years (MY) 2022-2025. EPA is also taking comment on whether the MY 2021 standards are appropriate. Public comments will be accepted for 45 days after this announcement is published in the Federal Register.

2017-07-26 NHTSA Announces Environmental Review of New Fuel Economy Standards for MY 2022-2025 Vehicles Regulatory action NHTSA

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that it would prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to assess the potential environmental impacts of new Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards it is proposing to adopt for model year 2022-2025 passenger cars and light trucks. The NHTSA has initiated a “scoping process,” aimed at identifying… read more

2017-07-12 NHTSA Delays and Reconsiders Rule Establishing Civil Penalties for Fuel Efficiency Violations Regulatory action DOT, NHTSA

NHTSA has delayed indefinitely the effective date of an Obama-era rule to increase penalties on automakers that don’t meet fuel efficiency standards, pending its reconsideration of the rule. NHTSA is accepting comments on the rule reconsideration through October 10, 2017.

2017-03-15 EPA and NHTSA Announce Decision to Reconsider GHG Standards for Light Duty Vehicles Regulatory action EPA, NHTSA

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced their intention to reconsider the greenhouse gas emission standards for light duty vehicles model years 2022-2025. The decision reverses course from EPA’s January 2017 determination that no change in the standards was warranted.