Lawyers Suggest EPA Issue ‘Incremental’ GHG Rules After West Virginia Suit

October 13, 2022
Former EPA and Justice Department (DOJ) lawyers are renewing their warnings that the agency should focus on incremental policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and that it should also avoid overly trumpeting the climate benefits of its rules. These are two crucial lessons from this June’s Supreme Court ruling in West Virginia v. EPA that narrowed the agency’s authority to regulate power plant GHGs, the attorneys said during an Oct. 12 conference hosted by the Energy Bar Association. “Agencies...

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