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Why the EPA Needs a Lesson in Constitutional Law

The Clean Power Plan was shot through with statutory and constitutional problems, but the EPA was swinging for the fences. 

A New Mexico solar farm. The Clean Power Plan aimed to shut down coal and natural gas and force states to make the transition to renewable sources of electricity. AP/Susan Montoya Bryan, file

A New Mexico solar farm. The Clean Power Plan aimed to shut down coal and natural gas and force states to make the transition to renewable sources of electricity. AP/Susan Montoya Bryan, file

MARIO LOYOLA

Sunday, February 27, 2022

07:42:40 pm

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MARIO LOYOLA

Mr. Loyola is a Senior Fellow at CEI. Before joining CEI, he worked at the White House, as associate director for regulatory reform at the Council on Environmental Quality and as presidential speechwriter. Mr. Loyola has also served at the Pentagon as a special assistant to the undersecretary of defense for policy, and on Capitol Hill as counsel to the U.S. Senate Republican Policy Committee, and as a senior advisor to Senator Ben Sasse of Nebraska.

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