U.S. Supreme Court limits federal power to curb carbon emissions
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday imposed limits on the federal government's authority to issue sweeping regulations to reduce carbon emissions from power plants in a ruling that undermines President Joe Biden's plans to tackle climate change and could constrain various agencies on other issues.
U.S. Supreme Court limits ability to curb power plant emissions, in blow to climate change fight
The United States Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the nation's Clean Air Act does not give the Environmental Protection Agency broad authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants that contribute to global warming.
Supreme Court Curbs EPA's Ability To Fight Climate Change
(CNN) — The Supreme Court curbed the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to broadly regulate carbon emissions from existing power plants, a major defeat for the Biden administration’s attempts to slash emissions at a moment when scientists are sounding alarms about the accelerating pace of global warming.In addition, the court cut back agency authority in general invoking the so-called “major questions” doctrine — a ruling that will impact…