Georgetown Climate Center conducts legal and policy analysis, facilitates dialogues between federal and state agency leaders, and convenes states and stakeholders to inform the development of federal standards to reduce carbon pollution from the power sector.
What does the Supreme Court's decision in West Virginia v. EPA mean for the federal government's ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and act on climate change? On July 6, 2022, Georgetown Climate Center convened a webinar of Clean Air Act legal experts to explore questions arising in the wake of the decision.
Discussion topics included: What does the opinion mean for EPA’s ability to require carbon emission reductions from existing power plants? What form can EPA’s forthcoming greenhouse gas regulations take? What role does the decision leave states? What does it reveal about the Court’s approach to environmental regulations going forward?
Georgetown Climate Center conducted legal and policy analysis and facilitated multi-state comment letters related to the Trump Administration’s Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule.
Georgetown Climate Center developed legal and policy resources for states and other stakeholders to inform the development and implementation of EPA's Clean Power Plan.
Georgetown Climate Center facilitated conversations and meetings among states; convened a series of dialogues among state, federal, and power company leaders; and developed legal and policy resources for states and other stakeholders.