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Supreme Court Limits EPA's Authority To Regulate Power Plant Emissions

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Supreme Court Limits , EPA's Authority To Regulate , Power Plant Emissions.
Supreme Court Limits , EPA's Authority To Regulate , Power Plant Emissions.
On June 30, the Supreme Court limited
the Environmental Protection Agency's ability
to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.
'Time' reports that the ruling
delivered a significant blow
to the fight against climate change.
The Court ruled that the Clean Air Act does not give the Environmental Protection Agency broad authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.
According to 'Time,' power plants account for approximately 30% of carbon dioxide output.
President Joe Biden has pledged
to cut greenhouse gas emissions in
the U.S. in half by the end of the decade.
His ambitious goal includes having an emissions-free power sector by 2035. .
The Supreme Court's decision could
complicate the Biden administration's
strategy for fighting climate change. .
The fight against broader EPA authority to regulate
carbon output was supported by prominent businesses,
including Apple, Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Tesla. .
'Time' reports that a recent
United Nations panel warned that , the effects of climate change , are about to worsen.
According to the U.N. report, those changes
will make the world sicker, hungrier, poorer
and more dangerous in the near future

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