June 20, 2012
D.C. Circuit Decision Could Determine Reach of EPA Greenhouse Gas Rules
By Eileen D. Millett
The Environmental Protection Agency’s greenhouse gas regulatory scheme could be the most far-reaching regulatory program ever devised by a federal agency.11 EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson warned that “regulation of greenhouse gases under any portion of the CAA could result in an unprecedented expansion of EPA authority that would have a profound effect on virtually every sector of the economy and touch every household in the land.” Regulating Greenhouse Gas Emissions Under the Clean Air
Eileen D. Millett is Counsel in Epstein Becker Green’s Litigation and Health Care and Life Sciences practices, in the firm’s New York office. She is an experienced environmental litigator. More information about Epstein Becker Green is available at http://www.ebglaw.com.This article does not represent the opinions of Bloomberg BNA, which welcomes other points of view.