Supreme Court Shocker – Justices Halt Obama’s Clean Power Plan

On January 26, 2016, 29 states and state agencies, including Ohio and West Virgina, filed an application with the U.S. Supreme Court seeking an immediate stay of President Obama’s EPA Clean Power Plan (see 29 States Ask Supreme Court to Stop Obama Clean Power Plan ASAP). A week before that a D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals denied such a stay, so the states had no alternative but to take their case all the way to the top. Yesterday, in a surprise decision, the High Court granted their request! That is, the U.S. Supreme Court stopped Obama’s draconian EPA regulations dead in their tracks. Now an extended and protracted court case will ensue. What it means is that CPP is dead for this year, and likely dead altogether…

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