U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear TX challenge to greenhouse gas regulations
Attorney General Abbott argues that illegal regulations will cost Texas jobs, hurt the economy.
AUSTIN, TX (ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OF TEXAS OFFICE) — Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court announced this morning that it will hear the State of Texas’ challenge to the Obama Administration’s greenhouse gas regulations:
“The EPA violated the U.S. Constitution and the federal Clean Air Act when it concocted greenhouse gas regulations out of whole cloth. The EPA’s illegal regulations threaten Texas jobs and Texas employers. As Texas has proven in other lawsuits against the EPA, this is a runaway federal agency, so we are pleased the Obama Administration will have to defend its lawless regulations before the U.S. Supreme Court.”