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EPA Seen as Prepared for Big Challenges Ahead of Carbon Rules, Bloomberg Law

Thursday, July 7, 2022

Partner Rick Rothman was quoted in a Bloomberg Law article on the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) incoming carbon rules, which will need to avoid running afoul of the US Supreme Court’s recent decision on power plant emissions.

“[The] EPA probably indicated that it recognized some things were going to be in the works with respect to the new power sector climate change regs when it informed the court that it was going to push things back to next spring,” Rick said.

The EPA updated its timeline to March 2023 to release carbon rules for existing power plants.

But the limits the court put on the agency will still prove to be an obstacle, Rick noted.

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