Posts tagged ‘Litigation’

Gregory E. Wannier Deputy Director As discussed previously, implementation of EPA’s greenhouse gas regulations necessitates a large program of regulation under the Clean Air Act’s Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) program.  EPA has attempted to give states authority to implement these changes, but not all parties have been compliant.  A series of EPA rules passed […]

On Wednesday, DB Climate Change Advisors, an arm of Deutsche Bank, issued a report titled “Growth of U.S. Climate Change Litigation: Trends & Consequences” written by Prof. Michael Gerrard, director of CCCL. This report was subsequently featured in the New York Times and widely discussed elsewhere. As the report and the blog post state, climate […]

Gregory E. Wannier Deputy Director The landscape of challenges to EPA’s climate change rulemakings is extremely complex.  To manage the multitude of lawsuits, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit may consider consolidation and coordination procedures to combine more than 80 cases into a more manageable number.  Industry-affiliated groups and individuals […]

Gregory E. Wannier Deputy Director and Fellow This blog previously referred to Texas’ lawsuit against the EPA asking for a stay (preliminary injunction) of four key EPA climate regulations.  However, this case was in fact merely one of over 80 distinct legal challenges in the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals (DC Circuit) to […]

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