Climate Action Under Attack Last week the U.S. Supreme Court dismantled key elements of the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate carbon emissions of fossil fuel-burning power plants. The West Virginia v. EPA decision backslid on over 50 years of progress under the Clean Air Act, crippling EPA’s previous ability to select the best system of […]
Today the U.S. Supreme Court dismantled key elements of the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate carbon emissions of fossil-fuel burning power plants under the Clean Air Act through its ruling on West Virginia v. EPA.
In a stunning decision for nitrogen pollution—a decision that will affect Long Island Sound—the United States Supreme Court has declined to severely weaken the Clean Water Act. The municipal sewage treatment plant operator who has been polluting Maui’s coastline—joined by a chorus of industrial polluters filing amicus briefs—had argued that pollutants in sewage could be […]
Some commentary from our friends at the Conservation Law Foundation about last month’s Supreme Court decision and the Clean Air Act. Be a good neighbor!