Analysis Argues IRA Bolsters EPA Legal Authority For Strong GHG Rules

January 13, 2023
An article co-authored by a key former Senate and House staffer is touting provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) as further strengthening the legal basis for ambitious EPA and state greenhouse gas rules, as the agency develops standards for both vehicles and power plants and fends off attacks on state programs. The paper expands upon earlier appraisals that several references to GHGs as air pollutants in the IRA could further complicate any efforts to revoke EPA’s threshold GHG regulatory...

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