W.Va. Asks High Court To Limit Greenhouse Gas Regulation

Law360, New York (May 24, 2013, 5:15 PM EDT) -- West Virginia has joined more than a dozen states calling for the U.S. Supreme Court to block the federal government from regulating power plants' greenhouse gas emissions, asking it to overturn a D.C. Circuit ruling endorsing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's finding that the gases endanger public health.

The EPA has concluded that greenhouse gas emissions threaten human health and welfare and has expanded two permitting programs to include GHGs from certain new and modified stationary sources, but West Virginia claims in an amicus brief to...
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