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There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, March 1.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Dean v. United States. Douglas Berman has our preview.

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Entergy Corp. v. EPA

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-588 2d Cir. Dec 2, 2008
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Apr 1, 2009 6-3 Scalia OT 2008
 
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Issue: Whether the Clean Water Act permits the EPA to undergo a cost-benefit analysis in determining the most environmentally friendly technology at cooling water intake structures, and to regulate such structures at existing as well as new facilities.

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Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 6-3, in an opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia on April 1, 2009.

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