The US Supreme Court EPA ruling is really bad, but here's why all is not lost
The US Supreme Court, in a 6-3 ruling this morning, 'sharply curtailed' the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) options to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants – the second-largest source of emissions in the US. Greenhouse gas emissions cause climate change. What the ruling said
In 2007, the Supreme Court recognized EPA's authority to regulate carbon emissions under the Clean Air Act, which is defined as follows:
The Clean Air Act (CAA) is the comprehensive federal law that regulates air emissions from stationary and mobile sources.