Sunday, September 21, 2014

High Court GHG Permit Ruling Raises Doubt About EPA's ESPS Discretion

The Supreme Court's highly anticipated ruling on EPA's power to permit greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions at new and modified facilities largely upholds the agency's ability to regulate GHGs at most industrial plants, though a narrow majority curtailed the program's reach, raising doubts about EPA's discretion as it crafts existing source performance standards (ESPS) to limit GHGs from the power sector, sources say.

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