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DC appeals court says EPA’s interpretation of Clean Air Act “unambiguously correct”

July 19, 2012

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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."

DC appeals court rejects attacks on EPA’s greenhouse gas Endangerment Finding

July 18, 2012

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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.

Historical context behind the court ruling that the EPA may regulate greenhouse gases

July 17, 2012

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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.