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H.R. 8411

ELR Congressional Update

Mayor and City Council of Baltimore v. BP P.L.C.

ELR Case

The Fourth Circuit upheld a district court order that remanded to state court the city of Baltimore's climate change case against oil companies. The city alleged it sustained climate change-related injuries, including an increase in sea...

H.R. 851

ELR Congressional Update

Sierra Club v. Elk Run Coal Co.

ELR Case

A district court dismissed a motion to dismiss environmental groups' citizen suit against five coal companies alleging thousands of violations of the CWA and SMCRA in West Virginia. Because EPA entered into a consent decree with...