George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School

Emerging Issues Under the Clean Air Act Section 111 (d): Cooperative Federalism or Coercive Overreach?

Event Details

  • Date:
  • Venue: Rayburn House Office Building
  • Division: Civil Justice Academy

Program Description: EPA’s proposed regulations to control electrical power plants under Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act have stirred a firestorm of controversy. Challengers insist that EPA has once again exceeded its authority. Supporters argue that the sweeping regulations are essential to avoid severe environmental harm. At this event, leading advocates and scholars discussed this critical dispute.

This briefing featured:

Peter S. Glaser
Partner, Troutman Sanders

Robert L. Glicksman
J. B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of Environmental Law, The George Washington University Law School

Roger R. Martella, Jr.
Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

Moderator: Richard O. Faulk
Senior Director, Energy & Environment and Partner
Law & Economics Center and Hollingsworth LLP

For more information, contact:
Congressional Civil Justice Caucus Academy