What to know about the Supreme Court’s ruling against the EPA
The Supreme Court’s ruling on West Virginia v. EPA delivered a blow to climate change and to federal agencies generally. It rolls back the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate greenhouse gases from power plants, while simultaneously limiting the power of federal agencies.
UCLA experts described the ruling as a “power grab” in a case that, under other circumstances, the court previously would have declined to even hear. Learn more about the precedent, what it means for the EPA and how Californians may be impacted.