<> Reece v. AES Corporation - 2/9/16. In the
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
<> SCOTUS: Clean Power Plan Carbon Pollution Controls On Hold - Dividing five to four, the Supreme Court on Tuesday evening ordered the Obama administration not to take any steps to carry out its "Clean Power Plan," a move that may stall the plan until after the president leaves office next January -- the order issued in identical form in individual responses to five separate challenges will spare the operators of coal-fired power plants from having to do anything to begin planning for a shift to energy sources that the government considers to be cleaner.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Thursday, February 4, 2016
<> State of Nebraska v. EPA - 2/3/16. In the
Monday, February 1, 2016
<> In re: Idaho Conservation League, et al. - 1/29/16. In the
Friday, January 29, 2016
<> Court Rejects EPA's Bid to Revoke Use of Dow's 2,4-D/Roundup (Enlist Duo) Pesticide in GE Crops - This week, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals handed a victory to Dow Chemical Company and its efforts to keep the toxic pesticide Enlist Duo on the market, despite new safety concerns identified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) -- The three-sentence order, which does not include the judge's reasoning, denied EPA's request.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
<> 25 States Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Stay Clean Power Rule - West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and Texas helped lead officials from 29 states and state agencies in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to immediately halt the "ongoing damage" caused by the Environmental Protection Agency's Power Plan -- they said, "The rule illegally forces states to overhaul their energy portfolio and does so without congressional authority, costing countless jobs, increasing electricity prices and jeopardizing energy reliability." [includes link to the application & appendices]