SCOTUS Strikes Down EPA Rules On Greenhouse Gases

USA Today reports:

The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled against an Environmental Protection Agency effort to regulate power plant emissions, dealing a blow to the Biden administration in one of the most significant climate cases decided by the high court in more than a decade.

Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the opinion for a 6-3 majority. The court’s three liberal justices dissented.

At the center of the case was a question about whether the EPA had authority to curb carbon emissions from power plants. Simmering just below the surface was a deeper debate over how much authority all federal agencies have to issue regulations absent explicit authorization from Congress – an issue with far-reaching implications.

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