Impact Of Vt. Emissions Case Proves Hard To Gauge

Law360, New York (September 13, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- As the battle rages on between California and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over the regulation of greenhouse gas emissions from automobiles, legal experts are at odds over how much of a role last month's ruling in a related Vermont case will play in the upcoming decision.

Environmental issues have taken center stage in courtrooms nationwide in 2007, as states and federal agencies grapple with how to address and regulate climate change.

With the U.S. Supreme Court's watershed decision in Massachusetts vs. EPA, handed down this...
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