In this week’s Pennsylvania Law Weekly and Legal Intelligencer, I write about the motivations behind EPA’s potential delay of issuing a final rule that would limit carbon emissions from new power plants. The agency appears to be playing a high stakes game of political chicken that could provoke congress to pass standalone cap-and-trade legislation. Read Is EPA Playing Chicken With Clean Air Act Greenhouse Gas Standards?, 36 Pa. L. Weekly 312 (Apr. 2, 2013), by clicking here.
Adam B. Silverman is an associate in Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Group. He practices in GT’s Philadelphia Office, and represents clients in a wide range of transactional, regulatory and litigation environmental matters.