Biden Climate Ambitions for EPA Hamstrung by Conservative Supreme Court

As the Biden administration begins its transition, the Washington Examiner turns to University Fellow Nathan Richardson for his thoughts on what's to come.

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Date

Nov. 13, 2020

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Media Highlight

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Washington Examiner

“'Whether you want to get to carbon-neutral by 2030 or 2035 or 2050, whatever it is, I think you ultimately need new legislation,' said Nathan Richardson, an associate law professor at the University of South Carolina and a university fellow with Resources for the Future. 'That’s even more true with this Supreme Court than it would be otherwise.'...

'There’s no sugar-coating it. It’s a really difficult challenge for the administration,' Richardson said. 'Even without legal barriers, the destruction of the past administration has dug them into a hole.'"

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