High Court To Review EPA Authority Over GHG Emissions

Law360, New York (October 15, 2013, 11:30 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear challenges to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions, including those from large stationary sources such as power plants, in the midst of expanding federal policymaking.

The high court’s order consolidates six cases, though it distills their challenge down to one question: Does the Clean Air Act allow the EPA to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from stationary sources? The agency has decided it can regulate these emissions in light of its regulation of gas...
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