High Court Stay May Doom GNP Rule, But Leaves Key Questions Open

July 9, 2024
The Supreme Court’s stay of the Good Neighbor Plan (GNP) ozone rule suggests the rule would not survive review in its current form, regardless of lower courts’ decisions on the merits, but the justices sidestepped key questions that still loom over EPA’s interstate air policy, leaving considerable uncertainty for the future. In his opinion for the court’s five-member majority, Justice Neil Gorsuch is explicit in his view that, as it stands, the GNP -- which EPA imposed in the form...

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