What may have been the most important environmental decision of 2012 dismissed numerous challenges to the rules issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to control emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs). While further legal battles are looming, the most serious remaining threats to EPA's program are in the political sphere.
This article describes the ruling in Coalition for Responsible Regulation v. EPA, forecasts EPA's next moves, and describes the battles still ahead for EPA.
Environmental Law | Law
Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Michael B. Gerrard,
DC Circuit Clears Path for GHG Rules, but Politics Remain,
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