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D.C. Circuit Vacates U.S. EPA's Decision To Stay Implementation Of Methane Rules
Six environmental groups challenged EPA's efforts to stay the methane rule.
United States
12 Sep 2017
Fourth Circuit Reverses District Court's Murray Energy's "Coal Jobs" Lawsuit
On June 1, 2017, President Donald Trump announced the United States' withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord.
United States
11 Sep 2017
D.C. Circuit Postpones Oral Argument In Consolidated Challenges To U.S. EPA's Startup-Shutdown-Malfunction Rule In Light Of EPA's Potential Reconsideration Of Rule
Since 2015, the parties have completed briefing in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
United States
18 May 2017
Ninth Circuit Affirms Endangered Species Act Listing Decisions Based On The Effects Of Climate Change
In 2017, the Ninth Circuit will have a third opportunity to address a listing decision under the ESA, this time NMFS's decision to list the Arctic ringed seal as a threatened species.
United States
21 Feb 2017
Kansas And Nebraska Challenge EPA's Vehicular Emissions Model
EPA's response focused on the deficiencies in the states' and organizations' efforts to establish standing.
United States
11 Nov 2015
D.C. Circuit Holds That Petitioners Lack Standing To Challenge Carbon Sequestration Rule
The petitioners argued that the carbon dioxide emissions used in geologic sequestration are not "solid waste" and, therefore, not subject to RCRA, negating the need for the conditional exclusion.
United States
17 Aug 2015
D.C. Circuit Dismisses Challenges To Clean Power Plan
In dismissing the petitioners' challenges, the D.C. Circuit rejected all three of the petitioners' arguments in favor of review of the proposed agency rule.
United States
17 Aug 2015
Massachusetts Court Dismisses Suit Seeking To Compel Harvard University To Divest From Fossil Fuel Stocks
In granting the defendants' motion to dismiss, the court held that the plaintiffs lacked standing to sue Harvard for alleged mismanagement of its charitable assets...
United States
27 May 2015
Murray Energy And Nine States Seek To Quash EPA's Proposed Power Plant Rule
In February 2012, EPA promulgated a national emission standard for power plants pursuant to EPA's authority under Section 112 of the Clean Air Act.
United States
18 Aug 2014
Ninth Circuit Erects Impediment To Greenhouse Gas Citizen Suits
The Ninth Circuit has left in place a decision that may severely curb the ability of individuals and environmental groups to bring Clean Air Act citizen suits.
United States
21 May 2014
Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Trade Groups' Challenge To E15 Fuel Waivers
On June 24, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court ended a dispute between the ethanol industry and trade groups over U.S. EPA's approval of the use and sale of gasoline blended with 15 percent ethanol.
United States
26 Nov 2013
The Climate Report - Spring 2011
"The Climate Report" is a periodic newsletter that examines some of the topics affecting the field of climate change.
United States
26 Apr 2011
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