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What’s at Stake in the Latest SCOTUS Climate Cases?

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Policy Director Natural Resources Defense Council

David Doniger has been at the forefront of the battle against air pollution and global climate change since he joined NRDC in 1978. He helped formulate the Montreal Protocol, an international...

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Coal companies and a group of state attorneys-general hostile to climate action filed briefs in the Supreme Court Monday seeking sweeping rulings to block the Environmental Protection Agency from putting meaningful limits on power plants’ staggering 1.6 billion tons per year of climate-changing c
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Gary Scoggin on Dec 23, 2021

A few years ago, while the CPP was still on the table, I put together an analysis showing that the objectives of the CPP were gradually being fulfilled by existing rules, primarily MATS, and by the economic and investor forces driving the energy transition, in general.  The main benefit of the CPP were to accelerate the move from coal to other fuels.  Fortunately, this transitional trend continues.  While more Federal Government impetus would insure the pace of change continues, 

 

Personally, I prefer an economy-wide cap and trade program rather than a mish-mash of disparate rules for different source types. 

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