US Supreme Court limits government powers to regulate greenhouse gases

The US Supreme Court rules that the government’s key environmental agency cannot issue broad limits on greenhouse gases, sharply curtailing the power of President Joe Biden’s administration to battle climate change.

By a majority of 6-3, the high court finds that the Environmental Protection Agency does not have the power to set broad caps on emissions from coal-fired power plants, which produce nearly 20% of the electricity consumed in the United States.

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