Bloomberg Law
Sept. 29, 2021, 10:00 AM

Justices to Weigh Pipeline, Climate Petitions in Upcoming Term

Maya Earls
Maya Earls
Legal Reporter
Jennifer Hijazi
Jennifer Hijazi

The Supreme Court will kick off a new term next week with an environmental docket that could wade into big-ticket climate, water, and pipeline issues.

The justices gathered Sept. 27 for their long conference to debate what issues to take on in the coming months. The environmental case list is light, but court watchers are paying close attention to a few major issues, including petitions over power plant emission rules.

States and coal companies asked the justices this year to weigh in on a decision from a U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit panel to scrap ...

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