U.S. Supreme Court Stands by Earlier GHG Decision

August 2011
Pollution Engineering;Aug2011, Vol. 43 Issue 8, p8
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The article reports on the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court regarding the Clean Air Act that authorizes the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the U.S. On the lawsuit involving Massachusetts v. EPA, the Court states that the Act permits federal regulation of emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. The court determined that the Act did not displace federal common law.


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