McConnell to states: EPA climate rule is illegal

Timothy Cama The Hill 3/19/2015

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is doubling down on his advice that states ignore the Obama administration’s climate rule for power plants.

McConnell sought to reassure governors in a letter Thursday that they would be on firm legal ground and not violating the law if they decline to formulate […]

Harvard Law Professor: EPA Climate Rule Is Unconstitutional

Michael Bastasch The Daily Caller 12/5/2014

The Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed rule to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants is unconstitutional because it violates the Tenth Amendment and the Fifth Amendment, according to a noted liberal Harvard law professor.

“In short, coal has been a bedrock component of our economy and energy policy for […]