July 23, 2012
The recent appeals court ruling that the EPA has the authority to regulate greenhouse gases will stand until the Republicans control the Presidency and have a filibuster- proof majority of the Senate, or until a liberal Supreme Court Justice is replaced by a conservative.
July 20, 2012
You know you've spectacularly lost the argument when the DC Circuit Court of Appeals quotes Schoolhouse Rock in its opinion against you.
July 19, 2012
The states and industry groups tried to argue that the EPA's greenhouse gas regulations went against the Clean Air Act in multiple ways. But the DC appeals court strongly disagreed, finding in every instance that the EPA was "unambiguously correct."
July 18, 2012
The DC Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that the greenhouse gas Endangerment Finding was exactly what the EPA said it was – based on sound scientific evidence and anchored firmly within the legal requirements of the Clean Air Act.
July 17, 2012
When the DC appeals court ruled that the EPA had the authority to regulate greenhouse gases on June 26, 2012, it brought to a close a process of regulation and court challenges that started in 1999.
June 28, 2012
It’s been a good week in the federal courts for the Obama Administration. On Tuesday, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled in favor of the Environmental Protection Agency – and against a legion of state Attorneys General and industry groups – on the EPA’s greenhouse gas Endangerment Finding. The […]
November 4, 2011
OK, what’s wrong with the following paragraph (from this story): The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it will take steps to remove 20 rodent control products from the marketplace because they contain toxic chemicals. Last I checked, the entire point of rat poison was that you were trying to kill rats with “toxic chemicals.” Reading […]