Climate Litigation

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January Updates to the Climate Ligitation Charts

Update #58 January 2014                                                        Each month, Arnold & Porter and the Center for Climate Change Law collect and summarize developments in climate-related litigation, which we also add to our U.S. and non-US climate litigation charts.   The January additions are listed below.  (If you know of any cases we’ve […]

Ninth Circuit Rejects Constitutional Challenge to California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard

by Shelley Welton, Deputy Director & Fellow In what can only be interpreted as a major victory for California, the Ninth Circuit ruled on Wednesday, September 19 in Rocky Mountain Farmers Union v. Corey that the state’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) was neither discriminatory nor extraterritorial under the dormant […]

Export-Import Bank Sued by Environmental Groups for Coal Export Loan Guarantee

By Allie Bollman, Summer Intern Numerous environmental groups, represented by attorneys from Earthjustice, have filed a lawsuit against the Export-Import Bank over the Bank’s approval of a $90 million loan guarantee in support of Xcoal’s mining, transport, and export of coal without preparing an environmental impact statement.  The lawsuit, filed […]