Clean Power Plan Ruling: “The Supreme Court’s Carbon Sense”

A Blow To "Cap And Trade For The States, Passed Not By Congress, But Done Entirely Through EPA Regulation"

In this video, Wall Street Journal editorial board member Joe Rago explains the recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to put a “stay” on President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan. It was enacted last year by executive order and would have required power plants to cut their emissions of carbon dioxide by one-third by 2030, using 2005 emissions as a baseline. The ruling does not necessarily kill the plan, but puts it on hold while lawsuits against it by 27 states are heard.

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