The Biggest Energy Decisions Of 2015

By Keith Goldberg (January 5, 2016, 6:12 PM EST) -- Several high-profile court rulings rocked the energy sector in 2015, from the Supreme Court striking down the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's rule limiting mercury emissions by power plants to the high court blurring the lines between federal and state jurisdiction over the U.S. natural gas market.

Here are the biggest energy-related court decisions of last year:

Michigan et al. v. EPA

The EPA's ongoing efforts to regulate emissions from the U.S. power sector suffered a setback in June, when the Supreme Court nixed its landmark rule limiting mercury and other toxic emissions from coal-fired and oil-fired power plants.

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