Scalia's death boosts legal chances for Obama's climate plan

File picture of steam rising from the stakes of the coal-fired Jim Bridger Power Plant outside Point of the Rocks, WyomingBy Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A vote to block the Obama administration’s ambitious climate regulation was one of Antonin Scalia’s last acts as a Supreme Court justice. Scalia died Saturday. Four days earlier, he voted with the other conservative members of the high court to put a hold on the administration’s plans to implement the Clean Power Plan while it is litigated.

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