09/28/2020 - Richard Lazarus

How the agency came to regulate greenhouse gases

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“The Obama administration took the Bush administration’s loss with Massachusetts v. EPA and then they ran with it for eight years,” said Richard Lazarus, a Harvard Law School professor and author of “The Rule of Five,” which chronicles the Supreme Court case in close detail. “They never got legislation, so [the court case] became the ballgame for climate change in the United States.”

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