Court Ruling Sparks Debate On Auto GHG Rule ‘Major Questions’ Link

July 1, 2022
The Supreme Court’s reliance on the “major questions” doctrine to limit EPA’s power plant greenhouse gas authority is intensifying claims that the doctrine should also limit GHG rules that encourage vehicle electrification, though many experts say such claims could face a high bar given the agency’s clear authority on tailpipe emissions. The dueling views come in the wake of the high court’s June 30 decision in West Virginia v. EPA that said the agency could not use generation shifting...

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