Web Date: June 24, 2014
Setting Limits On EPA Authority
A divided Supreme Court on Monday set limits on the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to regulate emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases from power plants, chemical manufacturing facilities, and petroleum refineries.
The decision in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA addresses a part of the Clean Air Act that requires companies to obtain permits when they build a new plant or modify an existing facility in ways that . . .
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