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Supreme Court skeptical of allowing global-warming case to move forward

Supreme Court justices across the ideological spectrum signaled Tuesday that they might halt a huge global-warming lawsuit in which states are asking the federal courts to restrict polluting power plants outside their borders.

"Asking a court to set standards for emissions sounds like the kind of thing that EPA does," said Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, referring to the Environmental Protection Agency. "I mean, Congress set up the EPA to promulgate standards for emissions, and . . . the relief you're seeking seems to me to set up a district judge, who does not have the resources, the expertise, as a kind of 'super-EPA.' "

Read the complete Washington Post story, "Supreme Court skeptical of allowing global-warming case to move forward."

Read what experts have to say about the case in "Greenhouse Gas Emissions Case Heads to Supreme Court," which appeared in the April 2011 issue of InsideCounsel.

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