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Climate Change in Texas

U.S. Supreme Court ruling limits EPA’s authority in regulating greenhouse gases

The high court said a cap on power plants’ carbon dioxide emissions that forces a transition to other fuels may be a “sensible” solution to the climate crisis, but that Congress did not give the Environmental Protection Agency the broad authority to make such requirements. Texas was one of 17 states that joined in the suit.

The entrance to the San Miguel Electric Cooperative coal-burning power plant on April 26, 2019.

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