High Court Stay Could Spell Doom For EPA's Clean Power Plan

Law360, New York (February 10, 2016, 7:50 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's surprising and unprecedented decision to block the implementation of the Clean Power Plan while it's being challenged in court is an ominous sign for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that its controversial rule may be nixed and ensures the continued balkanization of low-carbon policies among U.S. states.

The nation's highest court granted emergency stay applications Tuesday from opponents of the Obama administration's signature climate change rule that would slash carbon emissions from existing power plants, overriding the D.C. Circuit's Jan. 21 decision not to put the...
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