“Today the Supreme Court’s ultra-conservative majority used the emergency docket to both revive an environmentally harmful rule and severally limit the authority of lower courts, without writing a single word as to why either was appropriate,” said Andrew Hawley, attorney at the Western Environmental Law Center. “Moreover, the irony of today’s decision is that the court effectively admonished the lower court for setting aside a clearly unlawful rule on too little process, while acting with arguably less process and ignoring its own rules along the way.”

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