High Court Won't Review Invalidation Of EPA Rule For HFCs

Law360 (October 9, 2018, 2:00 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to take up challenges to the D.C. Circuit's determination invalidating a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rule forcing manufacturers to stop using hydrofluorocarbons, a lower court decision authored by newly minted Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Justice Kavanaugh, sworn in Saturday after surviving a bitter Senate confirmation vote, didn't take part in the high court's decision to deny petitions for writ of certiorari lodged by the Natural Resources Defense Council and chemical manufacturers Honeywell International Inc. and Chemours Inc. challenging the D.C. Circuit's 2017 decision to vacate part of a 2015 rule designed to address greenhouse gas emissions....

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