WASHINGTON - Today, the U.S. Supreme Court sided with industry challengers, and overturned the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) historic Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS), which are designed to safeguard local communities against dangerous pollution from power plants. The Supreme Court’s decision reversed the Court of Appeal’s ruling in a five-to-four decision and sent the rule back to the EPA to provide an additional assessment of the costs of the standards to industry. It instructed the Court of Appeals for the D.C.
Why are the destructive and backward SCOTUS members who support such decisions called “conservative”, when they certainly are against conserving what is of value?
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