District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Donald Trump and the Climate-Change CountdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The New Yorker

    In August, 2015, when President Obama announced the final version of the Clean Power Plan-the centerpiece of his effort to combat climate change-he quoted a speech that Martin Luther King, Jr., gave at Riverside Church, in April, 1967, opposing the Vietnam War. "I believe 'there is such a thing as being too late,' " the President said, in a ceremony in the East Room.

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  2. Rutherford Institute Challenges TSA's Airport Whole Body ScannersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 28 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    Challenging the Transportations Security Administration's airport screening protocols as ineffective, invasive, unlawful and unhealthy, The Rutherford Institute has asked a federal court to strike down the agency's use of whole body scanners, which have been likened to virtual strip searches. In a brief filed with the Competitive Enterprise Institute in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, Rutherford Institute attorneys argue that the TSA failed to consider the public health risks and violation of privacy caused by the use of the advanced imaging technology, also known as whole body imaging technology , as the primary method of airline passenger screening.

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  3. The latest attacks on the EPA's plan for clean power make no senseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 28 | The Washington Post

    Smoke no longer rises out of the smokestacks at the coal-fired Castle Gate Power Plant outside Helper, Utah, in 2015. The plant was closed last year in anticipation of new regulations aimed at cutting carbon emissions.

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    Wednesday Sep 28 | Daily Kos

    It's Wednesday, September 28, and Day 227 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell decided no nominee would get any Senate attention: No meetings, no hearings, no votes. It's also Day 196 since Merrick Garland was nominated by President Obama to fill that vacancy.

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  5. Overnight Energy: Flint deal clears government funding impasseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 28 | The Hill

    CONGRESS STRIKES DEAL ON FLINT, FUNDING: Lawmakers reached a deal on aid for Flint, Mich., that convinced Democrats to drop their opposition to a short-term government funding bill and threat to shut down the government. Under the deal, House Republican leaders allowed a vote on Rep. Dan Kildee's Flint aid amendment to a water infrastructure bill.

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  6. Quick Takes: The Depravity of Trump's Racism/SexismRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 28 | The Washington Monthly

    By 2011, Trump had simply succeeded in making this racist conspiracy theory so prevalent that Obama, who had released his birth certificate three years earlier, concluded that it was more efficient to end it for all time by asking Hawaiian officials for special permission to let him give out the "long form," archival version than to let it go on Yet Trump continued last night his self-congratulations for compelling the President to do this, along with the grotesquely racist notion that it was "good for him" .

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  7. Nasi joins Texas and West Virginia attorney generals at TPPF event about Clean Power PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 28 | JD Supra

    Mike Nasi, partner in our Austin office, joined Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrissey at a Texas Public Policy Foundation event to discuss the Clean Power Plan rules in advance of their argument before the D.C. Circuit. Paxton, Morrissey and Nasi, along with Ted Hadiz-Antich of the TPPF, pointed to the fact that the plan usurps state authority and that this interpretation of the Clean Air Act is a "power grab."

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  8. September 28, 2016 - Public power, other groups take FERC to court...Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 28 | Public Power

    In approving the PJM Interconnection's "capacity performance" proposal - over the objections of its own chairman - a majority of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission acted in an arbitrary and capricious way that was unsupported by the evidence, the American Public Power Association and a number of other groups told a federal appeals court on Sept. 23. They asked the court to vacate orders that FERC issued in the proceeding in June 2015 and in May 2016.

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  9. Court hears attacks on Obama's big climate initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 28 | Grist Magazine

    President Obama's signature climate change initiative had its day in court Tuesday, as lawyers for 27 states, nonprofit groups, and utility companies argued that it is unconstitutional. The rule, known as the Clean Power Plan , would enforce a 32 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from electric power plants by 2030 .

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  10. Both sides feeling good after court challenge to EPA planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 28 | Washington Examiner

    States opposing President Obama 's signature climate change plan are heartened by federal judges' reactions to their constitutional objections to the plan during seven hours of oral arguments Tuesday, while supporters of the Clean Power Plan said challengers' claims were overblown while voicing some reservation about calling the day a victory. "The Clean Power Plan had a very good day.

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  11. Court Hears Marathon Argument on Climate Change RuleRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 28 | PressReleasePoint

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Tuesday considered an Environmental Protection Agency rule that has wide-ranging ramifications for the economy and the potential to uniquely impact home builders. In a rare move, the full D.C. Circuit - 10 judges in all - heard oral argument in West Virginia et al. v.

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  12. A powerful judge's subtle, chilling attack on a free pressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 28 | ThinkProgress

    A unusual remark, uttered by a judge on the nation's second most powerful court during a Tuesday hearing , warns of a subtle looming threat to the freedom of the press. The remark was uttered by Judge Thomas Griffith, a George W. Bush appointee to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

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  13. Senators blast Obama power plan as court decides its fateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 28 | Tribune-Star

    As attorneys defended the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan in a federal appeals court Tuesday, two senators from coal-dependent West Virginia said it's unlawful and will devastate communities. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito called Obama's signature environmental effort to lower greenhouse gas emissions by one-third before 2030 "vast" and an "overreach."

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  14. Federal Appeals Court Considers Whether to Allow Global Warming Cultists to Take over the Power GridRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | FreedomWorks

    Government goes to those who show up. FreedomWorks makes it easy to hold your elected officials accountable in our fully interactive Action Center.

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  15. Supreme Court vacancy could define its term: Erwin ChemerinskyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | San Bernardino County Sun

    For the first time in almost 30 years, the U.S. Supreme Court will begin its new term Monday with only eight justices, and the empty seat on the bench may be what most defines this term. The reality is that the court may go all of this term with only eight justices.

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  16. fighting President Obama's nominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2013 | Daily Kos

    Donald Trump is the Republican nominee, which is frightening.We must make sure his hateful rhetoric does not even come close... Donald Trump has gone too far with his attacks on Gold Star parents Khizr and Ghazala Khan, whose son Army Capt. Humayun Khan... A Donald Trump White House would be a disaster, and this goes way beyond any ideological difference.

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  17. Inside the Court Battle That Could Destory Obama's Climate PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 28 | Mother Jones

    President Barack Obama's signature climate change initiative had its day in court Tuesday, as lawyers for 27 states, nonprofit groups, and utility companies argued that the carbon regulations are unconstitutional. The rule, known as the Clean Power Plan , would enforce a 32-percent reduction on greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants by 2030 .

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  18. The en banc D.C. Circuit meets the Clean Power PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 28 | The Washington Post

    Smoke no longer rises out of the smokestacks at the coal-fired Castle Gate Power Plant outside Helper, Utah, in 2015. The plant was closed last year in anticipation of new regulations aimed at cutting carbon emissions.

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  19. DC Circuit considers EPA's authority to impose clean power plan on statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 28 | ABA Journal

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard oral arguments on Tuesday on the Environmental Protection Agency's authority to adopt a rule requiring states to cut greenhouse gases from power plants. The plan is part of the Obama administration's plan to comply with a climate-change agreement reached last year, report Bloomberg News , the Wall Street Journal , the Washington Post , the New York Times and the Associated Press.

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  20. Both sides optimistic on EPA climate rule caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 28 | The Hill

    Both opponents and supporters of the Environmental Protection Agency's climate rule are optimistic of their chances after Tuesday's federal court arguments in the case seeking to overturn it. The challengers of the rule and the groups that argued on the EPA's behalf both thought the questions from the 10 judges in the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit showed that their arguments got traction.

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