Montgomery Quoted on SCOTUS Clean Air Act Ruling

Bloomberg Law
Partner Jane Montgomery was quoted on the US Supreme Court’s decision in West Virginia v. EPA that ruled the Clean Air Act (CAA) doesn’t have clear authority to address carbon emissions reduction.

Jane said that carbon mitigation “doesn’t fit within the structure of the current Act. The Act could be amended fairly simply to just simply allow it, but I don’t think Congress would.”

Lacking Congressional action, Jane noted that the Biden Administration’s all-of-government approach to climate change mitigation would be a more comprehensive approach than solely relying on CAA regulations.

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