EPA Reined In

Another victory for the Constitution, but it wasn’t as sweeping as I’d hoped. I do think it opens the door to a lot more useful and successful lawsuits, though.

[Update a while later]

Well, this isn’t hyperbolic at all.

[Update a while later]

4 thoughts on “EPA Reined In”

  1. Ultimately, reigning in the administrative bureaucracy has the potential to be the most significant supreme court action in decades. We have entire agencies (e.g. the IRS) that not only write regulations that have the force of law, they also have often heavily armed enforcement agents and their own set of courts. They are a government unto themselves, unelected and unaccountable.

  2. My daily NY Times email this morning was an article by German Lopez lamenting the Supreme Court’s power to make sweeping policy decisions from the bench. Funny that they just noticed. The Court has been doing that for decades, generally in favor of Democratic policy goals. What this court has been doing is rolling back the results of left wing judicial activism. Time now for Congress to step up to the plate. If you want to get something done you’re going to have to recover the art of compromise. No more end run around the people’s representatives.

  3. And always with the ‘scary black clouds’ of water vapor creatively photographed with the sun behind them…

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