Litigations and Judicial Interpretations

Read about legislation and cases pertaining to the Clean Power Plan

Massachusetts v. EPA (2007)

Supreme Court Case ruling that the EPA can regulate heat trapping gasses in auto emissions.

New York v. EPA (2011)

A case that challenged and modified the EPA’s policy for New Source Review, which required any plant, new or existing with changes, to get pre-construction permits.

Clean Power Plan litigation (present)

The U.S. Chamber is challenging the EPA’s rules on greenhouse gas emissions, as outlined in Section 111(d) of the clean power plan, in the interest of businesses, communities and the power industry.

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