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Controlling Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Mobile Sources: Massachusetts v. EPA

6 Pages Posted: 17 Jul 2007  

Arnold W. Reitze Jr.

University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law

Abstract

The recent Supreme Court decision in Massachusetts v. EPA is predicted to have significant impacts on standing to sue, regulation pursuant to the CAA, and pending climate change cases. The author examines the history of the litigation, the decision, and its potential implications. The author also articulates the decisions that EPA and Congress now face in light of this decision.

Keywords: climate change, global warming, Clean Air Act, greenhouse gas emissions, mobile sources, Environmental Protection Agency

JEL Classification: K23, K32, L92

Suggested Citation

Reitze, Arnold W., Controlling Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Mobile Sources: Massachusetts v. EPA. Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 37, p. 10535, 2007; GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 301; GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 301. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1001039

Arnold Reitze (Contact Author)

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