DC Circ. Sets Up Uncertain Fate For The Clean Power Plan

Law360, New York (August 2, 2016, 11:11 AM EDT) -- Jon D. Sohn

Andrew Shaw On May 16, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit announced that it was delaying scheduled June 2 oral arguments before a three-judge panel in litigation over the Clean Power Plan. Instead, the D.C. Circuit will hear oral arguments in the litigation before all participating judges on Sept. 27. The Clean Power Plan, the centerpiece of the Obama administration's efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, would establish Clean Air Act Section 111(d) standards for carbon dioxide emissions from the existing power plants.

The unusual order by the D.C. Circuit could have several implications for...

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