WASHINGTON, D.C. – Boyden Gray PLLC Partner Michael Buschbacher and Counsel James Conde authored an opinion piece for the Wall Street Journal exposing a remarkable admission in the Transportation Department’s newly proposed fuel-economy standards:

Buried deep on page 56,342 of volume 88 of the Federal Register, the agency makes this concession about its latest proposed rules: ‘Net benefits for passenger cars remain negative across alternatives.’ In plain English, this means that mandating ever-more-stringent fuel economy for passenger cars will harm society.

The full essay is available here

Mr. Buschbacher and Mr. Conde represent a range of clients in high-stakes litigation and administrative proceedings, with a particular focus on environmental and energy matters.