In one of two cases decided in favor of environmentalists yesterday the Supreme Court ruled that the EPA needs to start regulating greenhouse gas emissions.
Justice Kennedy read the opinion for Justice Stevens who was absent.
Washington Post story is here.
The Supreme Court yesterday considered for the first time the issue of
global warming and the EPA’s role in regulating greenhouse gases. The case, Massachusetts, et al. v. EPA, brought by twelve states, three cities and several environmental groups seeks to force the EPA to regulate auto emissions.
Massachusetts Asst. Attorney General James R. Milkey is shown delivering his argument to the Justices.