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Supreme Court To Hear Arguments Over EPA Mercury Limits

AP | By MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.25.2015 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's conservative justices cast doubt Wednesday on the Obama administration's first-ever regulations aimed at reduc...

U.S. Justices Voice Support For Air Pollution Regulation

Reuters | Posted 02.09.2014 | Green

(New throughout, updates comments from Roberts, Kennedy, Breyer from oral argument) By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, Dec ...

The Other Decision: The Supreme Court Extinguishes Creative Climate Change Litigation

Ray Brescia | Posted 08.22.2011 | Green
Ray Brescia

All eight justices participating in the decision voted with the majority to reject the suit on the merits: choosing, instead, to defer to the EPA rulemaking process.

Supreme Court Blocks Climate Change Lawsuit Filed By States

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court unanimously ruled out a federal lawsuit Monday by states and conservation groups trying to force cuts in greenhou...

Supreme Court Casts Doubt On States' Global Warming Suit

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 06.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court appeared deeply skeptical Tuesday about allowing states to sue electric utilities to force cuts in greenhouse gas...

Supreme Court Hears Arguments In New Global Warming Case

AP | Posted 06.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration and leading power companies are going before the Supreme Court in an effort to block a global warming lawsuit a...

The Implications Of The Landmark Global Warming Case Headed To The Supreme Court

Mother Jones | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.18.2011 | Politics

Can polluters be sued for the damaging effects of global warming? That's the question before the Supreme Court on Tuesday, when it hears oral argument...

New Climate Change Case Headed To Supreme Court

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 06.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration and environmental interests generally agree that global warming is a threat that must be dealt with. But ...