Kentuckians, environmental groups respond to SCOTUS EPA ruling

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Published: Jun. 30, 2022 at 10:55 AM EDT
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WASHINGTON (WYMT/AP) - The Supreme Court on Thursday limited how the nation’s main anti-air pollution law can be used to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.

By a 6-3 vote, with conservatives in the majority, the court said that the Clean Air Act does not give the Environmental Protection Agency broad authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from power plants that contribute to global warming.

Read more about the ruling here.

Below is an AEP-wide statement. A Kentucky Power spokesperson said the company (Kentucky Power) does not own coal plants in Kentucky:

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