American Electric Power Co. v. Connecticut

ELR Citation: 41 ELR 20210
No(s). 10-174 (U.S. Jun 20, 2011)

The U.S. Supreme Court held that the CAA displaces any federal common law right to seek abatement of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil-fuel fired power plants. A group of states, private land trusts, and a city a filed suit against four power companies and the TVA claiming that their e...