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Oakland v. BP PLC

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit vacated and remanded a district court ruling denying San Francisco's and Oakland's motion to remand to state court a lawsuit alleging that oil companies make and sell products that create a public nuisance—sea-level...

Board of County Commissioners of Boulder County v. Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc.

ELR Case

A district court granted Boulder County's motion to remand to state court its lawsuit against energy companies for causing, contributing to, and exacerbating climate change. The companies argued the challenge belonged in federal court...

Rhode Island v. Chevron Corp.

ELR Case

A district court granted Rhode Island's motion to remand to state court a challenge against energy companies for contributing to climate change. The state argued its challenge should be removed back to state, where it was initially...

Alec L. v. McCarthy

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit dismissed teenagers' lawsuit against the federal government for failing to cap greenhouse gas emissions. Invoking the federal question statute, 28 U.S.C. §1331, as the basis for subject matter jurisdiction, the minors...