Implications for Industry as Supreme Court Curbs EPA's Authority

Construction worker in front of pipeline

In its 6-3 decision, the nation’s top court ruled that EPA overstepped its authority.

August 15, 2022
Pam McFarland & Jeff Yoders - Engineering News-Record

The U.S. Supreme Court has limited the ability of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to regulate power plant greenhouse gas emissions, and though the court’s opinion referred to a fairly narrow provision within the Clean Air Act, the ruling potentially places broad restrictions on the ability of federal agencies to enact regulations to address the climate crisis, according to several sources.

Reprinted courtesy of Pam McFarland, Engineering News-Record and Jeff Yoders, Engineering News-Record

Ms. McFarland may be contacted at mcfarlandp@enr.com

Mr. Yoders may be contacted at yodersj@enr.com

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