Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Supreme Court Affirms In Part, Reverses In Part Clean Air Act Ruling

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Supreme Court Affirms In Part, Reverses In Part Clean Air Act Ruling

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court on June 23 reversed in part and affirmed in part a District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals ruling as to whether the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could require companies emitting greenhouse gases (GHGs) to obtain permits for their emissions under the Clean Air Act (CAA) (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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