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The EPA Goes to the Supreme Court; Enforcing the Clean Air Act in 2021, Explained

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Back in 1970, Congress passed the Clean Air Act, which allowed the Environmental Protection Agency, an Executive Branch Agency, to craft and enforce their own emissions rules. Enter the case of West Virginia v. the Environmental Protection Agency. This case questions that blank check delegations, and sets to rein in their authority. Here’s exactly what’s happening!