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June 18, 2021, 6:31 PM

North Dakota Presses Supreme Court on EPA Climate Regulation

Ellen M. Gilmer
Ellen M. Gilmer

North Dakota is pushing the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on federal climate regulation—the latest in a series of recent petitions on the issue.

The state filed a petition Friday asking the justices to review a January appellate court ruling and clarify the scope of the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions under a provision of the Clean Air Act.

Similar petitions are pending from a coal company and a multistate coalition led by West Virginia. If the Supreme Court agrees to take up any of the legal questions, it would be the most significant climate ...

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