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Feeling Defeated by the Supreme Court’s EPA Ruling? There’s Still a Lot We Can Do

Feeling Defeated by the Supreme Court’s EPA Ruling? There’s Still a Lot We Can Do

America’s highest court has limited the EPA’s authority to regulate power plant emissions. Signed into law by President Richard Nixon in 1970 with the intention of reducing and controlling air pollution nationwide, the Clean Air Act is the nation’s primary federal air quality law, giving the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the authority to regulate air emissions from sources that are[Read More…]

by 08/07/2022 Comments are Disabled Environmental Protection
The Major Questions Doctrine: The US Supreme Court Blunts the EPA

The Major Questions Doctrine: The US Supreme Court Blunts the EPA

The US Supreme Court has been frantically busy of late, striking down law and legislation with an almost crazed, ideological enthusiasm.  Gun laws have been invalidated; Roe v Wade and constitutional abortion rights, confined to history.  And now, the Environmental Protection Agency has been clipped of its powers in a 6-3 decision. The June 30 decision of West Virginia v[Read More…]

by 04/07/2022 Comments are Disabled World