Policy Analysis | March 2016

Southern States' Response to the U.S. Supreme Court Stay of the U.S. EPA Clean Power Plan

Anne Roberts Brody

On February 9, a 5-4 majority of the Supreme Court issued a nationwide stay, blocking implementation of the Clean Power Plan until litigation over the legality of the Plan has concluded. SLC states have responded to the Supreme Court’s stay in three ways: eight states have suspended planning, four states are assessing their options and three states are continuing to plan. 

SLC Member States' Responses to Supreme Court Stay of U.S. EPA Clean Power Plan

Source: E&E Publishing Power Plan Hub (accessed March 3, 2016)