AG Wilson joins state petition urges Supreme Court to limit EPA authority, protect jobs

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson joined a 19-state coalition that on Thursday that sent a petition to the U. S. Supreme Court urging it to take action to limit the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority and protect jobs. The petition asks the Court to overturn an appeals court ruling that would give the EPA virtually unlimited power to regulate wide swaths of everyday life with rules that would devastate coal mining, increase energy costs and eliminate countless jobs.