Supreme Court Takes Up Challenge To Sweeping EPA Carbon Rules

Supreme Court Takes Up Challenge To Sweeping EPA Carbon Rules

October 15, 2013
Originally published in Forbes

The appeal was supported by the U.S. Chamber, the Competitive Enterprise Institute and the Southeastern Legal Foundation as well as companies like coal producer Peabody Energy BTU -0.95%. Over at the Volokh Conspiracy, Jonathan Adler says that while the court isn’t going to reconsider its decision in Mass. v. EPA, it will have to consider the true sweep of the Clean Air Act, which critics say was intended to combat local pollution like Los Angeles smog, and not international problems like global warming.