Community Statements and Releases

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