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April 29, 2021, 7:03 PMUpdated: April 29, 2021, 9:09 PM

Republican AGs Press Supreme Court on EPA Climate Authority (2)

Ellen M. Gilmer
Ellen M. Gilmer

West Virginia and other states are taking a critical climate question to the U.S. Supreme Court, asking the justices to embrace a narrow interpretation of federal authority to regulate planet-warming emissions.

State Attorney General Patrick Morrisey (R) filed a petition on Thursday, seeking to overturn a lower court decision that struck down the EPA’s Affordable Clean Energy rule, the Trump administration’s industry-friendly approach for addressing greenhouse gases from the power sector. The case, if granted, would be the biggest climate question to reach the Supreme Court in more than a decade.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of ...

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