Previewing West Virginia v. EPA

Oral argument will be heard by the Supreme Court on Monday February 28th. West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency This case will see the court consider the reach of the EPA’s authority to regulate emissions from power sectors. This Court decision may have wide-reaching implications on climate policy and environmental law as well as regulatory policy.

The Coleman P. Burke Center for Environmental Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, will hold a complimentary, live webinar that previews the case. It will feature Professor Lisa Heinzerling of Georgetown University Law Center, and Professor James Coleman of SMU Dedman School of Law. Here are the details and information about how to register.

I’ve also blogged about this case, and will be blogging on Monday. Below are my posts about this case.

This book chapter, A Step Zero for Delegations – outlines a possible approach that the Supreme Court might take in this case to the major question doctrine.  The following posts, which discuss OSHA’s vax or-test standard and may provide an indication of how the Court might approach these issues in related matters. West Virginia v. EPA.