What Comes Next for Mercury Emissions from Power Plants?

Overview


Jacob Hollinger wrote this bylined article on the Supreme Court decision ordering lower court review of EPA regulations on mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants. The decision “has to be considered a loss for EPA,” Mr. Hollinger wrote. “The power plant mercury regulations took over two decades to promulgate and were anticipated to have significant environmental benefits.” Equally important, he added, the ruling “is another reminder that a majority of the Supreme Court remains deeply skeptical of EPA’s claims about the agency’s statutory authority.” Read the full article