03/10/2020 - Richard Lazarus

How The Supreme Court Made ‘Climate History’ In Massachusetts V. EPA


It all began in 1999 when a man named Joe Mendelson, an environmental lawyer who worked for a small public interest group, delivered a petition to the EPA urging them to regulate carbon dioxide as an air pollutant under the Clean Air Act, says Richard Lazarus, author of a new book about the case called, “The Rule of Five: Making Climate History at the Supreme Court.”

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