June 14, 2024

Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS)

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Energy Lawyers Debate the Impact of Losing the Chevron Deference
With the Supreme Court likely to overturn Chevron deference, the general counsels of FERC and the Department of Energy told the Energy Bar Association they doubt it would lead to massive issues with their agencies.
Supreme Court Skeptical of EPA’s Good Neighbor Plan
The U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority appeared inclined to pause the Biden administration’s Good Neighbor Plan, an EPA rule to limit ozone-forming nitrogen oxide emissions from power plants and industrial facilities in certain states.
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Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments on Overturning Chevron
The Supreme Court heard more than three hours of oral arguments in a case that conservatives hope will reduce the authority of federal regulatory agencies.
SCOTUS Won’t Take up Texas Appeal of ROFR Law
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to take up an appeal of a lower court’s ruling that a Texas law giving incumbent transmission companies the first right of refusal to build new transmission lines was unconstitutional.
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Texas Petitions SCOTUS to Review ROFR Ruling
Texas is taking its defense of the state's ROFR law to the U.S. Supreme Court, asking the justices to review a 2022 ruling by the 5th Circuit.
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West Virginia v. EPA Ruling: `Nuclear Bomb’ or `Speed Limit’?
The Supreme Court’s ruling on EPA's regulation of GHG emissions will chill agency rulemakings but won't cripple regulation, attorneys told an EBA forum.
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NARUC Weighs SCOTUS Decision’s Impact on Coal
A NARUC session on carbon emissions from power plants weighed the potential effects of the Supreme Court's decision in West Virginia v. EPA.
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Lawyers: West Va. v. EPA is ‘Seizure of Power from Congress’
A panel of legal experts said the Supreme Court decision in West Virginia v. EPA could place constraints on congressional efforts to address climate change.
Biden Admin. Sees Climate Action Via Private Sector After Court Ruling
The Biden administration will continue to seek private industry's help in cutting GHG emissions following the Supreme Court ruling limiting EPA's powers.
What They’re Saying About West Virginia v. EPA Decision
Reactions to the Supreme Court’s decision in West Virginia v. EPA came fast and, predictably, framed with an eye on the upcoming midterm elections.

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