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‘Stakes Are High’ With Ruling in Supreme Court EPA Climate Case

March 1, 2022, 9:50 PM

The future of administrative and environmental law will likely be altered if the Supreme Court rules in favor of states and companies in the EPA’s climate case, attorneys who watched Monday’s oral arguments told Bloomberg Law.

Both sides of the bench spent a lot of time trying to flesh out the lines of agency authority under ‘major questions'—the idea that Congress must grant agencies authority to act on issues of political and economic importance.

“The court’s sort of struggling with how to apply that here, and I think it’s going to have broad implications for administrative and environmental law going ...