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Supreme Court restricts the EPA's authority to mandate carbon emissions reductions

Updated June 30, 2022 at 10:30 AM ET The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday dealt a major blow to the Environmental Protection Agency's power to regulate carbon emissions that cause climate change. The decision by the conservative court majority sets the stage for further limitations on the regulatory power of other agencies as well. By a... go to Article >

Bob Bullard: supreme court’s climate change ruling places ‘uneven burdens on overburdened communities’

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Curbing federal authority over carbon emissions reductions and increasing heat waves will have a cascading effect on the most vulnerable communities, says the activist of environmental justiceAs temperatures hit record highs in Houston, Texas,... read more

Conservative blocs unleash wave of litigation to curb public health powers

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Through a wave of pandemic-related litigation, a trio of small but mighty conservative legal blocs has rolled back public health authority at the local, state and federal levels, recasting America's future battles against infectious diseases.... read more

The EPA no longer has authority over carbon emissions

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The Supreme Court, in a 6-3 decision, ruled that the Environment Protection Agency does not have the authority to mandate carbon emissions reductions from existing power plants. Here & Now‘s Jane Clayson speaks with NPR’s Laura Benshoff. This... read more

Supreme Court rules against EPA in carbon emissions regulation case

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The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Environmental Protection Agency doesn’t have the authority to regulate carbon emissions from power plants. The decision was 6-3. Here & Now‘s Jane Clayson speaks with James M. Van Nostrand, law professor... read more

Supreme Court restricts EPA’s authority to regulate power plant emissions

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The Supreme Court voted x-x to restrict/uphold the EPA's ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions at power plants. read more

The EPA prepares for its 'counterpunch' after the Supreme Court ruling

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The Supreme Court's ruling that curbs the power of the Environment Protection Agency will slow its ability to respond to the climate crisis, but "does not take the EPA out of the game," according to the agency's administrator Michael Regan. The... read more

Democrats lose their minds after Supreme Court curbs EPA's ability to regulate carbon emissions to combat climate change

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday significantly curtailed the authority of the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate emissions from power plants, prompting Democrats to froth at the mouth because the court said Congress must act if... read more

Supreme Court's EPA ruling could gut Biden's Great Reset plans

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A Biden administration plan to roll out new ESG rules may have been jeopardized after the U.S. Supreme Court limited the Environmental Protection Agency's regulatory powers Thursday. Legal experts say that the court's 6-3 ruling that the EPA... read more

The Supreme Court handed coal power a win. But experts say that won't save it

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The state of North Dakota is rich in a kind of soft, brown coal, called lignite, which it burns to make electricity, selling the excess to neighboring states and Canada. When then-President Barack Obama rolled out the Clean Power Plan in 2015,... read more

Today’s Supreme Court decision is about more than the EPA

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Today, the Supreme Court issued a ruling that limits the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to cap emissions. But the move will also restrict other federal agencies’ policymaking powers. We’ll examine how this decision will shape how the... read more