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Twenty States Ask the Supreme Court to Vacate the MATS Rule

Last week, twenty states filed a petition for a writ of certiorari, Docket No. 15-1152, asking the Supreme Court to reverse the D.C. Circuit’s decision to remand the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) without vacating the rule.  The petitioners … Continue reading

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Status Quo Continues for MATS

Earlier today Chief Justice Roberts denied the application of parties seeking a stay of the Mercury and Air Toxics Standard.  Acting alone, the Chief Justice issued his decision less than 24 hours after the EPA, other states, and utilities each … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Round-Up: Oral Argument in Hughes and MATS Stay Request

UPDATED 02.26.2016 with link to audio recording of Hughes oral argument. There were two big events in the energy-environmental world at the Supreme Court this week: oral argument in a Federal Power Act case and a request to stay EPA’s … Continue reading

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The New Normal for the Clean Power Plan

Following the Supreme Court’s February 9 decision to stay the Clean Power Plan, a new line has been drawn between states that nonetheless plan to move forward with developing a compliance strategy and those that have halted any such efforts … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Grants Stay of Clean Power Plan

Today the Court issued a 5-4 order granting the requests to stay the Clean Power Plan.  The order stays the plan pending both the disposition of the applicants’ petitions for review in the D.C. Circuit and disposition of the applicants’ … Continue reading

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