The Week That Was: 2016-02-27 (February 27, 2016) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project
THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP)
Power Plan; Science Argument: SEPP Chairman Fred Singer and Vice President Tom Sheahen joined eleven other distinguished scientists in filing a “Brief of Amici Curiae Scientists in Support of Petitioners Supporting Reversal” in the case of State of West Virginia, State of Texas, et al. v. EPA. This is the case in which the Supreme Court issued a stay on the Administration’s plan, called the Clean Power Plan, to control how electricity is generated in the United States primarily by regulating carbon dioxide emissions. The unusual judicial stay stops the implementation of the Administration’s plan until it has undergone judicial review, which will take several years. The stay was discussed in the February 13 TWTW.
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