"Do you know of any case when we have stopped rule-making? Why would we do that?" Judge Thomas Griffith asked. Thursday, the judges heard a challenge to the Clean Power Plan, which would limit carbon emissions from electricity generation.
West Virginia is reeling from an oil train derailment that destroyed a house, forced the evacuation of about 2,400 people and spilled oil into the state's Kanawha River. Will water protection reforms enacted in the wake of last year's historic chemical spill withstand recent efforts to weaken them?