Clean Air Act

SUPREME COURT BLOCKS LIMITS ON POWER PLANT POLLUTION

 

By Miriam Raftery

June 29, 2015 (Washington D.C.)—In a setback to advocates of public health, the U.S. Supreme Court has blocked an administrative order by the Obama administration’s Environmental Protection Agency that would have limited toxic mercury emissions from oil- and coal-fired power plants.

HIGH COURT TO WEIGH GREENHOUSE GAS REGULATIONS

 

By Miriam Raftery

February 24, 2014 (Washington D.C.)--This week, the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case that could determine whether or not the Environmental Protection Agency has the right to regulate greenhouse gas pollutants emitted by coal-fired power plants, oil refineries and chemical facilities.