GOP Lawmakers Back States’ Challenge To EPA Air Act GHG Authority

December 20, 2021
More than 90 Republican lawmakers, including top House and Senate leaders, are backing a lawsuit challenging the scope of EPA’s greenhouse gas authority under the Clean Air Act, echoing petitioners’ arguments that Congress did not give the agency broad power to “transform an entire sector of our economy.” The Dec. 20 amicus brief in West Virginia, et al. v. EPA was led by Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), ranking member of the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee,...

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