The Supreme Court justices indicated Tuesday they would throw out a huge global warming lawsuit brought by six states against coal-fired power plants in the South and Midwest. And they would do so with the support of the Obama administration.http://www.sacbee.com/2011/04/19/3564000/supreme-court-signals-it-will.html
Acting U.S. Solicitor General Neal Katyal urged the justices to end the lawsuit, insisting the problem of global warming and greenhouse gases is too big and unwieldy for a single judge to handle. It is a regulatory problem for the Environmental Protection Agency, he said.
When Arizona tried to deal with the problem of illegal immigration, all the progressives ran to court, shouting, "Federal preemption!"
I wonder how they're going to feel when that's the answer they get regarding state environmental laws.