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The State AG Report Weekly Update July 25, 2019
The NAAG submitted a comment to the FDA, signed by a bipartisan coalition of 37 AGs led by District of Columbia AG Karl Racine and Oklahoma AG Mike Hunter, in response to the FDA's request for comments ...
United States
29 Jul 2019
PFAS And Public Water Supply In Pennsylvania: Challenges & Opportunities
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is currently tracking approximately 19 sites with known contamination with PFOA and PFOS.
United States
19 Jun 2019
U.S. District Court Holds That Federal Clean Air Act Preempts Pennsylvania State Law Common Law Tort Claims
On October 12, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania issued an opinion and order in Kristie Bell v. Cheswick Generating Station, GenOn Power Midwest, L.P., No. 2:12-cv-929.
United States
4 Jan 2013
D.C. Circuit Court Rejects EPA’s Multistate Power Plant Rule
On August 21, 2012, two judges on a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued an opinion1 vacating the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR), a complex rule designed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate emissions of sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxide (NOx) from multiple power plants across 28 states.
United States
17 Sep 2012
Virginia Supreme Court Affirms No Coverage For Global Warming Claims Alleging Intentional Emission Of Carbon Dioxide
On Friday, April 20, 2012, ruling on the insured’s motion for rehearing, the Virginia Supreme Court unanimously upheld its prior decision, holding that the insurer was not required to defend AES Corporation because the alleged emission of carbon dioxide was not an occurrence within the meaning of a general liability policy.
United States
30 Apr 2012
Global-Warming Litigation Gets Frosty Reception At The Supreme Court
It is often difficult to predict the outcome of Supreme Court cases. This is not because the individual justices are particularly fickle or inscrutable. The reason is quite simple: The cases that make it all the way to the Supreme Court are hard.
United States
31 May 2011
Two Important Climate Change Cases Were Argued Before The US Supreme Court And The Virginia Supreme Court On April 19, 2011
At issue in the Supreme Court case, American Electric Power Co. (AEP), et al. v. Connecticut, is whether states can use public nuisance laws to force coal-burning power plants to reduce their carbon dioxide emissions.
United States
3 May 2011
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