UPDATE – US Supreme Court wrestles with EPA’s ability to regulate power sector CO2 output

Published 21:46 on February 28, 2022  /  Last updated at 01:08 on March 1, 2022  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

Republican-led states and coal companies argued before the US’ highest court on Monday that the EPA cannot implement regulations to stimulate a grid-wide shift to low-carbon generation from fossil fuels, while President Joe Biden’s (D) administration and power generators contended the federal government has this authority and should include emissions trading as a key mechanism to achieve this end.  

*Updates with further reaction*

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