The court voted 5 to 4 to halt further implementation of the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards rule.
The five-year EPA study says global action on climate change would prevent nearly 70,000 premature deaths and more than $100 billion in damages and lost revenue by 2100.
The administration is targeting a sector that contributes 25 percent of U.S. greenhouse gases yearly.
Biden lauds Pope Francis a day after publication of a leaked Vatican document urging action on climate change.
High levels of greenhouse gases during the Triassic Period kept early dinosaurs from expanding into the tropics, a new study suggests.
The decision opens the door for a protracted legal battle over the proposed Pebble Mine.
EPA suffers setback as judge sides with company seeking to build huge Alaskan gold mine.
The review found no widespread water contamination but warned of potential “vulnerabilities.”
The push for wood pellets as fuel spurs more logging, amid doubts about environmental benefits.
European countries are subsidizing the cutting of forests across the southeastern United States to produce wood pellets that can be burned in power plants as a climate-friendly alternative to coal. But some scientists say burning wood to make electricity could lead to higher levels of carbon pollution for decades