Senate Delivers Blow to Biden's Aggressive Vehicle Emissions Rule

By Daniel Walker | May 12, 2024

A requirement

The Biden administration's controversial vehicle emissions regulation, which has faced legal challenges and court opposition, was also rejected by the Senate. 

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via FRANCE 24 English

In a 53-47 vote, the Senate moved to eliminate a requirement that mandates states to monitor vehicle emissions along certain sections of the federal highway system within their borders and establish emission reduction targets, as reported by Politico. 

Side with Republicans

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via BBC News

Democratic Senators Joe Manchin, Jon Tester, and Sherrod Brown, along with independent Kyrsten Sinema, sided with Republicans in this decision.