A dozen states led by West Virginia sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to block a proposed rule that would limit carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants.
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States and business groups challenging controversial Environmental Protection Agency regulations aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions won a battle, but largely lost the war, after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling left the agency’s regulatory scheme largely intact.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court partially upheld one of President Barack Obama’s early efforts against climate change, saying the Environmental Protection Agency had authority to impose new permitting requirements on large power plants and factories. The permitting rules apply when facilities ...Read More »
The Obama administration is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that the Environmental Protection Agency’s mandate to regulate vehicles’ greenhouse-gas emissions trigger the agency to regulate buildings’ emissions as well.Read More »
On Dec. 10, the court will hear oral arguments appealing a ruling by the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit that struck down a federal rule requiring upwind states to reduce power plant air emissions that affect downwind states’ air quality.Read More »