The recent Supreme Court ruling in “W. Virginia v. EPA” further limits the government’s ability to move forward with greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act. Adam Carlesco, Staff Attorney on Climate & Energy, Food & Water Watch, talks about the recent article “W. Virginia v EPA: Climate case confirms the Supreme Court is on a Dark Path“. The Clean Air Act allows the EPA to set the “best system” to wean the U.S. off fossil fuels, but the conservative court defined “System” in such a limited way as to prohibit the EPA from producing enforceable guidelines.
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