Supreme Court’s Silence Raises Doubts On ‘Good Neighbor’ Rule Stay

December 12, 2023
The Supreme Court’s delay in ruling on state and industry requests to stay EPA’s Good Neighbor Plan (GNP) ozone rule is raising doubts about the petitioners’ prospects even as uncertainty over the rule’s fate continues to hamper implementation of the agency’s flagship policy on interstate air pollution. “If [the justices] thought these emergency requests had merit, why would they wait so long?” Dan Farber, an environmental law professor at the University of California, Berkeley, writes in a Dec. 8 blog...

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