In her forceful West Virginia v. EPA dissent, Justice Kagan challenges the majority's commitment to textualism.
Clean Air Act
Chief Justice Roberts writes for a six-justice majority in West Virginia v. EPA.
The Solicitor General and NGO respondents argue that the petitioners lack appellate standing to challenge the D.C. Circuit's interpretation of the Section 111 of the Clean Air Act.
The D.C. Circuit rejected the Trump Administration's approach to regulating power plant emissions of greenhouse gases. Some states and industry groups want the Supreme Court to take a look.
"A standard demanding the return of the Stone Age would not prove 'requisite to protect the public health.'"