Environmental Cases To Watch In 2015

Law360, New York (January 2, 2015, 5:29 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court in 2015 will consider whether the Environmental Protection Agency should weigh costs to companies and consumers in drafting an air quality rule, the highlight of a year that could also include legal challenges to several of President Barack Obama’s legacy environmental initiatives.

Here are a few cases to watch in 2015:

Mercury and Air Toxics Standards

In November, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review the EPA’s rule limiting mercury and other toxic emissions from power plants, granting requests from 23 states and industry groups that have argued the rule would drive up electricity prices and harm...

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