Professor Carlson's Comments on the Supreme Court Decision Against the EPA Cited by E&E Reporter

July 1, 2015 -- Professor Ann Carlson's comments on the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling this week that the EPA should have considered the cost of its Mercury and Air Toxics Standards were cited in an E&E Reporter article.

"If EPA cannot use these ancillary benefits -- something it routinely does -- the agency may have a hard time justifying the MATS regulations," wrote Ann Carlson, an environmental law professor at the University of California, Los Angeles.

She also noted that the agency's analysis did not quantify a number of other benefits that are difficult to put a price tag on, such as reductions in cardiovascular and neurological effects

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