Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell said he will block bipartisan legislation to boost US competition with China and provide subsidies for domestic semiconductor manufacturing as long as Democrats pursue a go-it-alone economic package.
The Supreme Court’s conservative majority curtailed the Biden administration’s ability to tackle climate change by invoking the “major questions” doctrine, a concept that’s been percolating for decades but only now was more fully fleshed out.
The US Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services will avoid a lawsuit after agreeing to pause certain predator management activities in Idaho while it completes further environmental review, according to a federal court in the state.
The US Supreme Court’s Thursday decision curtailing the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate power-plant emissions offered conservatives a new weapon to unravel much of President Joe Biden‘s agenda in areas well beyond the environment.
Supreme Court justices drew bright lines on Thursday around EPA authority to regulate one of the biggest sources of climate-warming emissions in the U.S., a move legal experts say will reverberate deeply in climate policy and environmental regulation more broadly.
A deeply divided US Supreme Court dealt a major blow to President Joe Biden’s climate-change agenda, restricting the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to curb power-plant emissions and saying Congress would have to act to give the agency more authority.