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Connecticut v. Exxon Mobil Corp.

ELR Case

A district court remanded to state court a climate liability lawsuit brought by the state of Connecticut against an oil company. Connecticut sued the company in state court, asserting eight claims under the Connecticut Unfair Trade...

Exxon Mobil Corp.

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit denied an oil company's petition for permission to appeal a district court order remanding to a local District of Columbia court a climate change lawsuit brought against it.

Minnesota v. American Petroleum Institute

ELR Case

A district court granted a state's motion to remand to state court a climate change lawsuit against oil and gas companies. Minnesota sued the companies in state court under state common law and consumer protection statutes, arguing the...

Center for Biological Diversity v. United States Bureau of Land Management

ELR Case

A district court granted BLM's motion for voluntary remand in a challenge to the agency's resource management plan (RMP) and EIS for oil and gas leasing in western Colorado. Environmental groups argued that BLM violated NEPA by failing...

Honolulu, City & County of v. Sunoco LP

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit denied oil companies' motions to stay a district court order remanding to state court two lawsuits alleging the companies concealed the dangers of fossil fuels to the climate. The companies argued that if the suits...

Honolulu, City and County of v. Sunoco LP

ELR Case

A district court remanded to state court climate liability lawsuits brought by the city and county of Honolulu and the county of Maui against oil companies. The companies argued the suits should remain in federal court because...

WildEarth Guardians v. Bernhardt

ELR Case

A district court granted BLM's request to remand without vacatur 27 oil and gas leasing decisions across five states. Environmental groups argued that BLM failed to consider the cumulative impacts of the leases as required under NEPA,...

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

ELR Case

The Tenth Circuit affirmed a district court ruling that remanded to state court a climate change lawsuit against oil companies for contributing to global warming-related damage in Colorado. Three local government entities argued before...

County of San Mateo v. Chevron Corp.

ELR Case

A district court granted California cities' motions to remand their climate change tort actions against oil and gas companies back to state court. Although their state law claims raise national and perhaps global questions, they should...

State ex rel. Koster v. Republic Services, Inc.

ELR Case

A district court granted Missouri's remand request to litigate in state court its lawsuit against the owner and operator of a landfill in connection with an uncontrolled, underground trash fire at the site. The state alleged various...