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The US Supreme Court just gutted the EPA’s power to regulate emissions
The news: The Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to regulate carbon dioxide and other greenhouse-gas emissions has been dealt a massive blow by the US Supreme Court.
What’s in the ruling?: The Supreme Court decided that the EPA’s actions in a 2015 rule, which included caps on emissions from power plants, overstepped the agency’s authority. Only Congress has the power to make “a decision …