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The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act’s Environmental Justice Promise

In 2019, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (“CLCPA”) into law. The CLCPA sets ambitious mandates for the state to decrease greenhouse gases and expand renewable energy capacity. The statute also acknowledges the outsized health and socioeconomic burden borne by communities historically […]

Local Governments Across the Country File Legal Brief Challenging Clean Cars Rollback

Today, the Sabin Center filed an amicus brief on behalf of local governments in support of state, city, environmental, and public health petitioners in Competitive Enterprise Institute v. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The lawsuit challenges the so-called Safer Affordable Fuel Efficient Vehicles (SAFE) Rule, the Trump Administration’s rollback of […]

Sabin Center Launches Climate Reregulation Tracker as President Biden Takes Office

Today, January 20, 2021, the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law launched the Climate Reregulation Tracker to follow the Biden administration’s progress in undoing the Trump administration’s assault on climate change policy. Four years ago today—on the last Inauguration Day—the Sabin Center launched the Climate Deregulation Tracker, the first of […]