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Environmental bar deciphers SCOTUS ruling (access required)

‘Major questions doctrine’ upends climate initiative

A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that cast aside an Obama-era climate change initiative has sparked discussion among environmental law attorneys. In its June 30 decision in West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency, the court crafted the “major questions doctrine” to set aside the Clean Power Plan adopted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 2015. The ...