Adding its voice to growing alarm over global warming, the Supreme Court on Monday ordered the EPA to take a fresh look at the problem with an eye toward regulating greenhouse-gas emissions from cars. The ruling is a sharp rebuke to the Bush administration, which argued that such gases are not air pollutants under the meaning of the Clean Air Act. The decision revealed divisions among justices over the issue of standing, as well as whether the Court should have anything to say at all about the environment.
High Court Orders EPA to Review Greenhouse-Gas Emissions
April 3, 2007