SCOTUS Rejects EPA Refusal to Consider Costs in Power Plant Rules — Remand for Further Analysis

SCOTUS Rejects EPA Refusal to Consider Costs in Power Plant Rules — Remand for Further Analysis

A deeply divided United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS), in Michigan v. EPA, today held that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) “strayed well beyond the bounds of reasonable interpretation in concluding that cost is not a factor relevant to the appropriateness of regulating power plants.”