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Climate Change Chatter: SCOTUS and 'Tailoring Rule' Edition

By Bill Chameides

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Today the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments in a case challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed greenhouse gas regulations.

The Issue in Front of the High Court: The Tailoring Rule

Today’s challenge comes from six different lawsuits that have been “rolled into one.” Texas is one of the big plaintiffs, but the American Chemistry Council is the primary one. At issue is EPA’s “tailoring” rule [pdf], a solution that has placed the pro-regulation and anti-regulation camps on strange sides of the argument.

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Source: Huffington Post Green