The Case that Could Change Climate Regulation as We Know It

E&E News cites Senior Fellow Mario Loyola on how Congress needs to use specific language when creating regulatory powers:

But Mario Loyola, a senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, which filed an amicus brief in the case, said the court has the opportunity to clarify that agencies can’t “suddenly discover these sweeping powers in 50-year-old laws” that allow them to shape significant segments of the U.S. economy. “And then, moving forward, it’ll be a lesson for Congress that if they want to delegate sweeping regulatory powers to an agency they have to be very specific in what they’re laying out,” he said. “Vague provisions will not be construed in favor of the agency.”

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