U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear climate change regulation cases


WASHINGTON, Oct 15 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court onTuesday agreed to hear a challenge to part of the Obamaadministration's first wave of regulations aimed at tacklingclimate change.

The court agreed to hear a single question of the manypresented by nine different petitioners. The question at issueis whether the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency correctlydetermined that its decision to regulate greenhouse gasemissions from motor vehicles necessarily required it to alsoregulate emissions from stationary sources. The court rejectedthree of the petitions.

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