Supreme court takes on agency 'law-making'
July 7, 2022
“But the Constitution does not authorize agencies to use pen-and-phone regulations as substitutes for laws…”
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil M. Gorsuch wrote that and more in his 19-page concurring opinion in the West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency (Case No. 20-1530).
The Supreme Court ruled, 6-3, that the EPA cannot create over-reaching “laws” that bound entire industries; the ruling was released Thursday morning, June 30.
The leftwing champions of so-called “climate change” regulations were immediately in a tizzy.
Here in Washington, Gov. Jay Inslee immediately...