10 States Sue Biden Over Greenhouse Gas Cost Initiative

By Clark Mindock (April 22, 2021, 6:44 PM EDT) -- A group of 10 states on Thursday alleged President Joe Biden exceeded his authority and circumvented normal rulemaking procedure when he instructed federal agencies to institute an expanded system for calculating greenhouse gas pollution's harms.

Texas, Florida, Georgia and several other states told a Louisiana federal court that the president's executive order instructing agencies to consider a more expansive approach to a metric measuring the social costs of carbon and other gases amounts to an arbitrary and capricious final rulemaking under the Administrative Procedure Act.

The states said that the decision essentially followed the model of Obama administration efforts to persuade...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!