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Frustrating the Clean Air Act's Goals

By Michael A. Livermore and Richard L. Revesz

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral argument on a case concerning the ability of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to regulate greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act. At first glance, this case deals with only a narrow technical legal issue. Does the term “any air pollutant” under one of the Clean Air Act’s many programs mean any air pollutant regulated by the Clean Air Act, as maintained by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and by the opinion of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upholding this interpretation? Or …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green