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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Another 6-3 opinion from the Supreme Court, this time curbing EPA’s authority to regulate power plant emissions in one of the biggest climate cases to come before the court in years. https://t.co/B8oxLhmftc
— John Fritze (@jfritze) June 30, 2022
Supreme Court restricts EPA’s power to cut greenhouse gas emissions, a blow to Biden’s climate agenda https://t.co/ipivQReq82
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) June 30, 2022