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H.R. 4544, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 4371, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 4037, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

New York: Sustainability

ELR State Update Item

Emerging Clarity on Climate Change Law: EPA Empowered and State Common Law Remedies Enabled

ELR Article

The emerging law of climate change is becoming clearer. The U.S. Supreme Court’s series of climate change and other Clean Air Act (CAA) decisions authorize the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to advance its standards-setting...

Alaska: Air

ELR State Update Item

United States v. CITGO Petroleum Corp.

ELR Case

A district court denied the U.S. government's motion to empanel a sentencing jury to determine an oil company's gross pecuniary gain stemming from CAA and Migratory Bird Treaty Act violations. After the company was convicted under both...

Native Village of Kivalina v. ExxonMobil Corp.

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit affirmed a lower court decision dismissing an Eskimo village's nuisance claim against multiple oil, energy, and utility companies for their alleged contribution to climate change. The village claimed that the companies...

United States v. Maury

ELR Case

The Third Circuit upheld the conviction of a pipe foundry company and four of its employees for various environmental crimes, including conspiring to commit environmental pollution and worker safety violations, attempting to cover up or...

California v. United States Department of Interior

ELR Case

A district court dismissed California's suit against DOI challenging its approval of the Colorado River Water Delivery Agreement under NEPA and the CAA. The state alleged that DOI failed to comply with the two statutes prior to...