The U.S. Supreme Court is examining whether the Environmental Protection Agency overreached its authority with its regulations on cross-state pollution, but environmental groups in
United States Supreme Court Justices heard oral arguments on Tuesday regarding a case that alleges the EPA overreached its authority by issuing regulations for pollution that drifts into states bordering one another.
“A lot of pollution travels across state lines,” says Luke Metzger, Director of Environment Texas, “and impacts the health of other citizens of the
In a statement released yesterday, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott says, “the EPA’s rule will jeopardize the reliability of the
Metzger says, “There’s definitely air pollution control equipment, scrubbers, you can put on smokestacks to control the energy efficiency of the plant.”
The case before the Supreme Court is an appeal of a case that