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CAA preemption

State v. Exxon Mobil Corp.

ELR Case

The Supreme Court of New Hampshire upheld a $236 million jury award against an oil company for groundwater contamination. In 2003, New Hampshire sued several gasoline suppliers, refiners, and chemical manufacturers seeking damages for...

What’s Old Is New Again: State Common- Law Tort Actions Elude Clean Air Act Preemption

ELR Article

It usually takes at least three to start a trend, but two recent appellate-level decisions suggest a new air pollution enforcement trend is in the making: Environmental plaintiffs may be able to avoid Clean Air Act (CAA) preemption by...