Supreme Court Agrees To Review 6 Greenhouse Gas Cases, Limits Question

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S Supreme Court on Oct. 15 granted petitions for writs of certiorari in six cases involving the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's regulation of greenhouse gases but limited the question as to whether the agency properly found that its regulation of greenhouse gas emissions from new motor vehicles triggered its permitting requirements under the Clean Air Act (CAA) for stationary sources that emit greenhouse gases (Utility Air Regulatory Group v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, et al., No. 12-1146, American Chemistry Council v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, et al., No. 12-1248, Energy-Intensive Manufacturers Working Group on Greenhouse Gas Regulation v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, et al., No. 12-1254, Southeastern Legal Foundation v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, et al., No. 12-1268, Texas, et al. v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, et al., No. 12-1269, Chamber of Commerce v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, et al., No. 12-1272, U.S. Sup.).

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