March 01, 2016

Supreme Court walks energy policy tightrope as it addresses federalism and states’ rights

Stephen J. Humes

A rare trio of near-simultaneous Supreme Court energy cases is providing considerable drama as the Court weighs competing claims of federal and state power to control energy policy. In resolving them, the Court is likely to shape the future of energy project development, renewable energy, and possibly even the Court’s eventual review of the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan.

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