West Virginia, Virginia joins 25 state coalition challenging stricter tailpipe emissions standards rules

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said the proposed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rule is “unlawful and misguided.” He called it a “draconian proposal” that aims to boost electric vehicle (EV) sales from 8.4 percent of total vehicle sales today to 67 percent by 2032.

“This proposed rule is legally flawed and unrealistic, to say the least,” Morrisey, a Republican, said in a prepared statement. “This would have devastating effects in the daily lives of consumers — many of whom are already suffering from the burdens of historically high inflation.”

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