Updated SCC May Boost Air Act Rules But Not Policies Under Other Laws

March 26, 2021
The Biden administration’s interim updated social cost of carbon (SCC) metric might help EPA to justify pursuing stringent Clean Air Act (CAA) climate regulations but is likely to have less or no impact on policies under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Endangered Species Act (ESA), say Holland & Hart lawyers. The firm addresses the SCC issue in the first installment of its new guide to the climate and energy transition, The DC Shift , published March 22 by...

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