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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...

People of California v. BP P.L.C.

ELR Case

A district court held that San Francisco and Oakland, California, may not remove back to state court their climate change public nuisance actions against several oil companies. The defendants—the largest cumulative producers of fossil...

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...

S. 106, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

Oregon: Water

ELR State Update Item

Oregon: Water

ELR State Update Item

Barton v. Meddock

ELR Case

A district court remanded to state court landowners' claims for damages caused by defendants' alleged disposal of hazardous materials on their property. The landowners originally filed the suit in state court, but the defendants...