Biden asks 5th Circuit to dismiss Louisiana SCC suit

July 19, 2022
The Biden administration is asking the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit to dismiss Louisiana and other GOP-led states’ challenge to the social cost of carbon (SCC) metric that helps support the administration’s climate change regulatory effort, arguing the challenge is premature because the metric has not been used to justify any rule. The July 18 filing in Louisiana, et al. v. Joseph R. Biden, Jr., et al., argues that presidents have directed agencies on their rulemaking...

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