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West Virginia State University Board of Governors v. Dow Chemical Co.

ELR Case

A district court granted a university board of governors' motion to remand to state court a lawsuit concerning groundwater contamination beneath university land from a nearby facility. The board filed suit in state court, arguing that...

Massachusetts, Commonwealth of v. Exxon Mobil Corp.

ELR Case

A district court remanded back to state court Massachusetts' consumer protection lawsuit concerning an oil company's accounting of climate change risks. The state argued that the company misled and deceived its investors and consumers...

Northern California River Watch v. Wilcox

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit amended dicta set forth in its prior opinion at 40 ELR 20233, which held that property owners and three employees of the California Department of Fish...