This article originally appeared in the May/June 2011 edition of The Environmental Forum (www.eli.org), and is reposted with permission.
p>In two legal challenges filed in the wake of the Supreme Court decision in Massachusetts v. EPA, a number of states and non-governmental organizations sought to compel the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate new and existing power plants under section 111 of the Clean Air Act.
WRI’s response to the Bingaman-Murkowski White Paper on the design of a clean energy standard in the United States.
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Given the built-in limitations on EPA authority contained in the Clean Air Act, fears of agency “overreach” are misplaced.
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