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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...

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...

United States v. Coalition for Buzzards Bay

ELR Case

The First Circuit held that the U.S. Coast Guard violated NEPA when it issued regulations that preempt state...