The Supreme Court’s EPA decision is as revolutionary as Dobbs
At first blush, the news stories about West Virginia v. the Environmental Protection Agency are all about how the Supreme Court’s decision will hurt President Joe Biden’s chances of adhering to climate treaties the U.S. has signed. Yes, the decision will surely do that.
But it does much, much more. It is as revolutionary in its way as the Dobbs decision that overturned Roe v. Wade.
The case brought by West Virginia against the EPA was that the executive branch had overstepped its bounds, arrogating to itself the right to legislate through...