Emmett Institute on Climate Change & the Environment

EPA Greenhouse Gas Rules at Stake in U.S. Supreme Court

Ann Carlson, Megan M. Herzog

The U.S. Supreme Court is deciding whether EPA permissibly determined that regulation of GHGs from motor vehicles triggered permitting requirements for GHG-emitting stationary sources.  In this featured article from the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources' "Trends" Newsletter (Vol. 45, No. 4), Ann Carlson and Megan Herzog discuss the question currently before the Supreme Court and the potential impact of the decision. To read the article, click here.

The authors also served as counsel for amici curiae South Coast Air Quality Management District and the Emmett Center on Climate Change and the Environment in support of respondents in the subject case, Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA. To read the amicus brief, download the PDF document.