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  • US - Supreme Court overturns 1984 Chevron precedent, curbing power of federal government - June 28, 2024

    Supreme Court overturns 1984 Chevron precedent, curbing power of federal government


    By John Fritze, CNN
    3 minute read
    Updated 2:55 PM EDT, Fri June 28, 2024​

    The Supreme Court on Friday significantly weakened the power of federal agencies to approve regulations in a major decision that could have sweeping implications for the environment, public health and the workplace.

    The 6-3 ruling, overturning a precedent from 1984, will shift the balance of power between the executive and judicial branches and hands an important victory to conservatives who have sought for years to rein in the regulatory authority of the “administrative state.”

    The lawsuits were filed by two groups of herring fishermen challenging a Commerce Department regulation requiring them to pay the salaries of government observers who board their vessels to monitor the catch. But the decision will net a far wider swath of federal regulations affecting many facets of American life.


    more... https://www.cnn.com/2024/06/28/polit...urt/index.html
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