Six Reasons why Green House Gas cases are worth watching

Clean air.  Presidential power.  Congressional dysfunction. All this and more are at issue in two Supreme Court cases that, in the words of environmental law superstar Richard Lazarus, stand poised to “produce the most significant term ever for the Clean Air Act.”  The first, argued in December, is EPA v. EME Homer.  It involves the EPA’s effort to prevent upwind emitters from polluting downwind states.  The second, set to be argued in a little over a week, is Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA, aka the “Greenhouse Gas Cases”—the topic of this post. Read More

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