Massachusetts v. Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Citation: ELR 20075
No(s). 05-1120 (U.S. Apr 2, 2007)

The Court held that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has the statutory authority to regulate greenhouse gases (GHGs) from new motor vehicles. The case arose after private organizations petitioned EPA to begin regulating four GHGs, including carbon dioxid (CO2), under the Clean Air Act....