Fifteen AGs Challenged Energy Department's Efficiency Carve-Out for Fast-Cycle Residential Dishwashers

December 29, 2020

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra led a coalition of 15 attorneys general in filing a petition for review of the Energy Department’s decision to create a new product class under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) for fast-cycle residential dishwashers. The Energy Department's new product class is not currently subject to any energy efficiency standards, in violation if the EPCA’s anti-backsliding provision.

Document Type:
  • Petitions
  • Press Releases/Statements
States:
  • California
  • Connecticut
  • Illinois
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Nevada
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • Oregon
  • Vermont
  • Washington
  • Washington, D.C.
Agencies:
  • Department of Energy
  • Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Issues:
  • Energy Efficiency
Action Type:
Litigation