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Foley Hoag LLP
Late last month, when I reported on the dismissal of the California climate change public nuisance litigation, I stated boldly that we should not expect advocates to stop trying.
Foley Hoag LLP
It's Friday and time for another overview of developments in the field of business and human rights that we've been monitoring. This week's post includes: the dismissal of a climate change lawsuit...
Bennett Jones LLP
The plaintiffs are proceeding under a federal public nuisance action to obtain an abatement fund to combat the flooding.
Foley Hoag LLP
As a follow-up to my June 27 post about the dismissal of public nuisance claims brought by the City of Oakland and the State of California ...
Foley Hoag LLP
On Monday, Judge William Alsup dismissed the public nuisance case brought by the City of Oakland and the State of California against five major oil companies.
Dentons
On June 2, 2014, the EPA released its Clean Power Program (CPP), the cornerstone of the Obama administration's Climate Change Action Plan to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.
Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
In the last decade a series of tort claims have been brought in the US against oil, gas and coal producers, power companies and car manufacturers seeking compensation ...
WilmerHale
The EU has long played a leadership role in the global response to climate change, including the development and dissemination of climate-friendly technologies such as renewable energy.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On May 10, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy held a hearing to discuss the state of the country's electric transmission infrastructure.
Holland & Knight
The Boston Green Ribbon Commission just released its 250-page Report on Feasibility of Harbor-wide Barrier Systems, finding that shore-based climate adaptation solutions ...
Jones Day
In the latest effort by municipalities seeking to hold fossil fuel companies liable for their alleged contribution to climate change, the city and county of Boulder, Colorado...
Foley Hoag LLP
On April 13, 2018, Massachusetts' highest court ended a significant chapter in Exxon's long-running dispute with Attorney General Maura Healey.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
A climate change lawsuit involving constitutional "issues of first impression" recently achieved a small victory as it pursues a court order directing the U.S. federal government to take actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Jones Day
In direct contradiction to the court's opinion in The People of the State of California v. BP P.L.C. a month earlier, a different court in the Northern District of California remanded three...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
In the wake of federal cuts, local governments and developers need to be proactive in addressing climate resiliency.
Foley Hoag LLP
Just a few weeks ago, Federal Judge William Alsup ruled that claims brought by San Francisco and Oakland against certain large oil companies belonged in federal court...
Withers LLP
U.S. District Judge William H. Alsup ruled that San Francisco and Oakland California's claims, which alleged that Exxon, BP and other fossil fuel producers are liable for global warming, ...
Foley Hoag LLP
Governor Baker has sent some mixed messages to the environmental community in his first term.
Jones Day
The U.S. Department of Interior has rescinded a set of climate change and environmental mitigation policy documents adopted during the Obama Administration for use in DOI's evaluation...
Foley Hoag LLP
Yesterday, the 9th Circuit rejected the Trump adminitration's request for a writ of mandamus ordering the trial court to dismiss litigation brought by 21 children alleging that the government's failure...
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Foley Hoag LLP
On April 13, 2018, Massachusetts' highest court ended a significant chapter in Exxon's long-running dispute with Attorney General Maura Healey.
Jones Day
On June 6-8, 2017, Beijing hosted energy ministers from around the world in the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial, known as CEM8.
Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
In the last decade a series of tort claims have been brought in the US against oil, gas and coal producers, power companies and car manufacturers seeking compensation ...
Bennett Jones LLP
The plaintiffs are proceeding under a federal public nuisance action to obtain an abatement fund to combat the flooding.
Foley Hoag LLP
On Monday, Judge William Alsup dismissed the public nuisance case brought by the City of Oakland and the State of California against five major oil companies.
Dentons
On June 2, 2014, the EPA released its Clean Power Program (CPP), the cornerstone of the Obama administration's Climate Change Action Plan to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.
Foley Hoag LLP
As a follow-up to my June 27 post about the dismissal of public nuisance claims brought by the City of Oakland and the State of California ...
WilmerHale
The EU has long played a leadership role in the global response to climate change, including the development and dissemination of climate-friendly technologies such as renewable energy.
Jones Day
In the latest effort by municipalities seeking to hold fossil fuel companies liable for their alleged contribution to climate change, the city and county of Boulder, Colorado...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On May 10, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy held a hearing to discuss the state of the country's electric transmission infrastructure.
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