July 01, 2016

Justice Scalia and environmental law—the Clean Air Act Cases

Trish McCubbin

Justice Antonin Scalia participated in nine Supreme Court cases related to the Clean Air Act (CAA), and more often than not he rejected the views of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Scalia’s reasoning reveals several themes that will continue to play out for years to come, most notably in the ongoing challenges to EPA’s Clean Power Plan.

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