It is almost never “rational, never mind ‘appropriate’” to ignore regulatory costs

June 29, 2015 | By TODD GAZIANO

Today’s Supreme Court decision in Michigan, et al. v. EPA (consolidated with Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA and National Mining Assoc. v. EPA) invalidated EPA’s regulation on electric power plant hazardous air pollutants for not taking its enormous costs into account. It affirms a common-sense principle that EPA too often ignores: ...