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Supreme Court


Reaction Swift After Supreme Court Strips EPA's Authority Over Emissions

Reaction on both sides of the issue was swift after the U.S. Supreme Court in a 6-3 vote said the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) should not have the authority…


Supreme Court Limits EPA Authority to Regulate Power Plant Emissions

The U.S. Supreme Court has curbed the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) options for limiting emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) from power plants, an important environmental decision that could impact the…


SCOTUS Hears Arguments on EPA’s Purview Over Power Plant GHG Emissions

The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments on a landmark case that could determine whether the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has the authority to broadly interpret the Clean Air Act…


Nuclear Subsidy Dispute Now Rests with FERC, Competitive Generators Say 

The U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to reconsider industry-led challenges to state nuclear subsidy programs in New York and Illinois leaves the contentious matter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). …


EPA: Mercury Rules for Coal, Oil Power Units Not ‘Appropriate and Necessary’

Because compliance costs to coal- and oil-fired power plants for the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) far exceed quantifiable benefits to regulating hazardous air pollutant (HAP) emissions, the Trump…