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8th Circuit Rejects GOP States’ Challenge To Social Cost Of Carbon Metric

October 21, 2022
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit is rejecting a challenge by Missouri and other Republican-led states to the Biden administration’s social cost of carbon (SCC) tool, handing the latest defeat to GOP efforts to scrap the influential climate damages metric. A three-judge panel of the court in a unanimous decision in Missouri, et al. v. Biden upholds a lower court’s ruling that the states lack standing to bring the challenge. The states’ request that the court...

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