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Judge asks right question on global warming suit



"Why should I do something that Congress and the president have decided they don't want to do as a matter of policy?" U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska of the Southern District of New York asked lawyers for states who filed a lawsuit demanding that large power companies reduce pollutants linked to global warming faster than the federal government would otherwise require them to do (more, more).

 

 


Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy
rmangual@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

Published by the Manhattan Institute

The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.