The Edison Electric Institute submitted comments clarifying that although it supports the EPA's goal of decarbonization, the technologies being presented are not sufficiently proven effective.
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The group stresses that it supports the government's ultimate goal of electrification, but the method of achieving that goal should be realistic.
As long as government policies continue to fan the flames of extreme wildfires, we’ll suffer the consequences.
If you want to keep the lights on, it might be a good time to shop for a generator.
The Supreme Court ruled in 2022 that the agency lacked the authority to regulate the entire energy industry at once, but the Biden administration is taking another swing at it anyway.
Despite SCOTUS Ruling Limiting Its Authority, EPA Tries To Unilaterally Regulate Carbon Emissions Again
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The Biden administration wants as many as two-thirds of all new vehicles sold in the U.S. by 2032 to be electric. But the market should decide how to make that switch.
Hopefully the Supreme Court will soon put a permanent stop to the EPA's Clean Water Act land grab.
The Biden administration is the third administration in a row to fail to issue Clean Water Act regulations that pass judicial scrutiny.
A Ninth Circuit opinion concludes that when a federal agency seeks a voluntary remand of a contested rule, that is not enough to vacate the regulation.
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If SCOTUS finds in favor of a small-town Idaho couple in Sackett v. EPA, it could end the federal government's jurisdiction over millions of acres of land.
Will a new commission at the U.S. Department of Agriculture solve racism? We're going to find out.
The justices wrestled with the problem of identifying a clear, coherent, and administrable definition to constrain federal regulatory jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act.
Ten years after their unanimous Supreme Court victory against the Environmental Protection Agency, the Sacketts return to One First Street for another round.
My forthcoming article the good, the bad, and the likely implications of the Supreme Court's decision West Virginia v. EPA
“Without full briefing and argument,” Kagan objects, the Court is quietly resolving major disputes.
Any future regulations will require clear authorization from Congress.
No matter how the Supreme Court rules in West Virginia v. EPA, absent legislative action it is unlikely new power plant rules will be in force before 2024.
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Congressional Democrats are insisting on expensive green tech, even though USPS is in desperate financial condition.
Supreme Court Digs into Statutory Details More than Standing or Nondelegation in West Virginia v. EPA
At today's oral argument, the justices explored Section 111 of the Clean Air Act, the major questions doctrine, justiciability and the regulation of advertising for four-foot cigars smoked through hookahs.
The most important environmental case of the 2021-22 term will be heard next week.
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 EPA Has Spent 15 Years Blocking This Couple From Building a Home. Will the Supreme Court Come to the Rescue?
Michael and Chantell Sackett say they shouldn't have to spend years—and hundreds of thousands of dollars—just getting permission to build on their suburban lot.
Supreme Court Grants Certiorari to Clarify the Scope of Federal Regulatory Jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act
The Sacketts get a return trip to the Supreme Court.
Perhaps surprisingly, the Biden Administration is not pushing an expansive interpretation of federal regulatory jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act.
A partially divided panel concludes the Environmental Protection Agency may not regulate trailers as “motor vehicles.”
A surprising grant of certiorari places a high-stakes regulatory case on the Court's docket, with profound implications for EPA authority to regulate greenhouse gases.
"The quality of life we have even during COVID is so much higher than anything humanity experienced, and it's only going to get better."
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.
The Sackett's' litigation with the Environmental Protection Agency has continued, and may provide the Court with a new opportunity to consider the scope of federal regulatory jurisdiction.
The Trump Administration's Clean Water Act rule will remain in place while the Biden Administration works on a replacement.
The Biden Administration suffers a significant setback in its efforts to curb fossil fuel development.
The goal is to drastically reduce the population of disease-carrying bloodsuckers.
Senate Democrats vote to repeal a Trump Administration regulation easing restrictions on methane emissions.
If there is an urgent need for emission reductions, regulatory ossification and legal risks counsel the consideration of other approaches, such as a carbon tax.
Rioters who ransacked a Senate office may have prevented a few Trump policies from taking effect.
A marathon oral argument on EPA's attempts at climate policy.