Environmentalists Remain Hopeful after Supreme Court Emissions Ruling


Jacob Hollinger said that the Supreme Court’s ruling remanding a decision on the EPA’s power plant mercury standards shows that “the majority of the Supreme Court is clearly very skeptical of EPA’s regulatory authority. You see that again and again in recent environmental decisions.” Because the EPA will likely have to defend its interpretations of the various parts of the Clean Air Act under which the Clean Power Plan was constructed, Mr. Hollinger concluded, “That should be worrying for EPA.” Read the full article