Skip to comments.Supreme Court rules against EPA on pollution rules
Posted on 06/29/2015 7:44:32 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather
The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 against Environmental Protection Agency pollution rules for power plants Monday, in a blow to President Obama's environmental agenda.
The EPA rules in question regulate hazardous air pollutants and mercury from coal- and oil-fired power plants, known as the MATS regulations. The regulations went into effect April 16. The utility industry argues that the rules cost them billions of dollars to comply and that EPA ignored the cost issue in putting the regulations into effect.
Many of the companies have either made the investments or closed power plants to comply. If the investments necessary to upgrade a plant to comply with the regulation aren't justified when considering the operational costs, revenues earned and other factors, then the decision is made to retire it.
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It will be ignored.
So, no victory.
Why were the power companies required to comply while the court case was going on?
One small victory...but not to be ignored!
We are just one (or 2) justices away from leftist destruction. The next president will make this go one way or the other for many years.
The ruling only states that costs must be a consideration. If the EPA consideration order is all grey-area and not strictly defined it will be twisted to mean “Ya, we looked at it and considered it and we consider it moot”
It’s a good thing that our Republican heroes in Congress have starved the EPA of money and voted to close it down in order to halt its abuses.
What? Oh. Never mind.
Someone in government who’s not afraid of the liars at the EPA
One out of three is still a failing grade.
or, yes we considered cost, and we know it will put you out of business, tough luck, COMPLY!
Obama will take care of this little “problem” with his pen and his phone.
2 steps forward, one step back is a win for the left.
One out of four.
Because it's comrade Obama, and what he says, goes.
Go Big Business!
The regulators will change the place of 1 comma and claim its a new regulation and do what they wish.
The Fed.GOV has become untethered from the Constitution. The final blow was the 2 cases in last week that the former Article III court called “supreme” decided to usurp the powers of the the Congress (Article I) and Congress (Article V) and the States (Article V) by creating legislative language not in law, and creating a constitutional power not given in the Constitution.
Just remember. The only reason we won this is because Kennedy wasn’t PMS.
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Unlike us, Obola has a constitutional right to ignore SCOTUS rulings he doesn't like.
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