Supreme Court Confirms EPA’s Authority to Address Climate Pollution, Abbott Fails in Yet another Attack on Clean Air By Marcelo Norsworthy Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott falls flat in flawed legal challenge against EPA Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court reaffirmed that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has the authority to address climate pollution under the Clean Air Act. The Court ruled 7-2 in favor of allowing EPA to require that large industrial sources of greenhouse gas pollution install ... 07/1/2014 - 3:58 pm | View Link
Wonkblog: Wonkbook: Congress could be done until the midterms, leaving a whole lot unfinished Election-year politics may mean this Congress is done until after midterms. 06/27/2014 - 8:40 am | View Link
Thursday round-up Yesterday was the kind of day that we’d been waiting for here at SCOTUSblog, with the Court issuing opinions in three argued cases, two of which were the blockbusters American Broadcasting Cos. v. Aereo and Riley v. California. Thomas Hopson canvassed the initial coverage of both decisions in our evening round-up. Steven Mazie covers both […] 06/26/2014 - 7:21 am | View Link
United States : Federal Appeals Court Upholds EPA's Greenhouse Gas Regulations Under Clean Air Act A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for ... Title V programs on the date the Tailpipe Rule became effective (January 2, 2011); and (iv) the "Tailoring Rule," wherein EPA determined that because greenhouse gas emission from millions of ... 08/19/2012 - 11:18 pm | View Link
Federal appeals court upholds EPA's greenhouse gas regulations under Clean Air Act A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, on June 26, 2012, dismissed challenges by various states and industry petitioners to the U.S. EPA's greenhouse gas regulations in a per curiam opinion, which reaffirmed each of ... 08/14/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
United States : Federal Appeals Court Upholds EPA's Greenhouse Gas Regulations In Massachusetts v. EPA, 547 U.S. 497 (2007), the Supreme Court ruled that greenhouse gases ("GHG") were "pollutants" under the Clean Air Act ("CAA"). The Court directed the Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") to decide whether GHG emissions could ... 07/3/2012 - 6:12 am | View Link
Federal Court Upholds EPA, Boosts Prospects for Hybrids and Renewables Now that the ‘coal ash’ is settling from the initial browbeating by coal-embedded interests over the federal appeals court’s upholding the Environmental Protection Agency’s controversial greenhouse gas rule, renewable energy and natural gas face a ... 06/28/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Federal court upholds EPA standards A federal court has upheld standards by the Environmental Protection Agency that would allow the federal government to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. Vermont, along with 16 other states and the City of New York intervened on behalf of the federal ... 06/26/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
A Split Supreme Court Limits Some of the EPA's Greenhouse ... With just a few days left until the end of June, the Supreme Court issued a split ruling for a much-anticipated decision on a handful of challenges to the EPA's ... 07/30/2014 - 3:53 pm | View Website
Court to rule on greenhouse gases (UPDATE) : SCOTUSblog UPDATED note to readers: Because of the press of other Court news Tuesday, this post was not updated. The blog will post on Wednesday a fuller discussion ... 07/30/2014 - 12:19 pm | View Website
Argument preview: Curbing greenhouse gases : SCOTUSblog At 10 a.m. next Monday, the Supreme Court will hold ninety minutes of oral argument on six consolidated challenges to the government’s authority to ... 07/29/2014 - 11:40 pm | View Website
United States Court of Appeals United States Court of Appeals FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT Argued February 28 and 29, 2012 Decided June 26, 2012 No. 09-1322 COALITION FOR RESPONSIBLE ... 07/29/2014 - 9:57 am | View Website
Regulation of greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act ... The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) began regulating greenhouse gases (GHGs) under the Clean Air Act (“CAA” or “Act”) from mobile and ... 07/29/2014 - 8:52 am | View Website
HARRISBURG - The proposed new cigarette tax for Philadelphia may be hitting another legislative roadblock.
The House, on paper at least, is scheduled to return Monday and vote on a bill that would authorize the city to impose a $2-per-pack tax to raise money for its cash-strapped public schools.
As a business development team, the "Shadow Crew" was effective, federal prosecutors said:
One nighttime visit from the crew, and nonunion contractors reluctant to hire union ironworkers would change their minds and hire a few.