Regulation:

Former EPA general counsel Martella discusses legal defensibility of new climate rule

Is the Obama administration's new carbon emissions proposal for existing power plants court-ready? During today's OnPoint, Roger Martella, a partner at Sidley Austin and a former general counsel at U.S. EPA, discusses the sections of the rule that could face legal challenges and weighs in on the agency's strategy in using a rate-based approach. He also talks about EPA's method for assigning individual state targets.