The Clean Power Plan is built on a strong legal foundation. It is consistent with the law, earlier court precedents, and other EPA programs. Please see below for excerpts from the news coverage released before the D.C. Circuit Court oral arguments held on September 27. Reuters: Most states on track to meet emissions targets they call burden More
The Clean Power Plan (CPP) is built on a strong legal foundation. It is consistent with the law, earlier court precedents, and other EPA programs. Please see below for a sampling of the many legal and policy experts supporting the CPP in advance of the D.C. Circuit Court oral arguments held on September 27. More
The Clean Power Plan (CPP) is built on a strong legal foundation. It is consistent with the law, earlier court precedents, and other EPA programs. Coming out of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals oral arguments on September 27, please see below for a sampling of the many legal and policy experts supporting the CPP. More
On September 27, a diverse coalition of states, power companies, community leaders and private sector actors defended the Clean Power Plan’s strong legal foundation before the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. Please see below some excerpts from the news coverage of the oral arguments. USA Today: Obama’s Clean Power Plan gets court showdown The More
The day before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit hears oral arguments on the Clean Power Plan, Americansfrom around the country met to discuss the impacts of climate change on their communities. The event also featured the delivery of over 375,000 petitions from individuals and leaders across the U.S. asking polluters and More
By: Martha Roberts, Attorney with the U.S. Climate Legal and Regulatory Program at EDF.
The Clean Power Plan oral argument is coming up soon. On September 27, attorneys will present their arguments in front of the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. EPA and the many supporters of the Clean Power Plan have already filed their written arguments – and so has the coalition of coal companies More
By: Tomás Carbonell, Director of of Regulatory Policy and Senior Attorney at EDF
The litigation over the historic Clean Power Plan will now be heard on the merits by the full complement of active judges on our nation’s second highest court. Last week the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued an order providing for litigation about the Clean Power Plan to be reviewed en banc More
By: Director of Federal Campaigns, Pete Altman.
Late last month, a broad coalition of organizations, representing millions of Americans, went on record with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit to state their support for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s Clean Power Plan. In a post last week, my colleague David Doniger discussed the briefs filed by those supporting EPA; I More
According to a press release by the Environmental Defense Fund, “The Clean Power Plan establishes the first national limits on carbon pollution from fossil-fuel fired power plants, our nation’s single largest source of such pollution. The brief filed by the coalition today adds to EPA’s own strong defense, which was filed yesterday. ‘Carbon pollution is More
According to a press release by the Natural Resources Defense Council, “A federal Court of Appeals should uphold the Environmental Protection Agency’s sensible, legal and fair Clean Power Plan, and reject polluters’ deeply flawed arguments against the landmark plan to curb dangerous power plant carbon pollution, clean air legal experts said today. In a telephone More