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BG&A Files Comments on the Volkswagen Partial Consent Decree’s ZEV Related Provisions

BG&A submitted comments on the Department of Justice’s proposed partial consent decree with Volkswagen, requiring VW to make $1.2 billion in investments to support “Zero Emission Vehicles” (“ZEVs”) powered by electricity. BG&A argues that as a threshold matter, the court lacks jurisdiction to approve the ZEV-related provisions because they do not restrain future violations, as required by law. Second, BG&A argues that the ZEV-related provisions violate the Miscellaneous Receipts Act,…

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