Description: State of Rhode Island lawsuit seeking to hold fossil fuel companies liable for causing climate change impacts that adversely affect Rhode Island and jeopardize State-owned or -operated facilities, real property, and other assets.
Status: Order issued reassigning case to Honorable Vince Chhabria. [ 12/24/2018 ]
Description: Action by a commercial fishing industry trade group to hold fossil fuel companies liable for adverse climate change impacts to the ocean off the coasts of California and Oregonthat resulted in "prolonged closures" of Dungeness crab fisheries.
Status: Motions to dismiss granted. [ 03/28/2008 ]
Description: Action seeking order prohibiting the Bay Area Air Quality Management District from issuing permits for two proposed natural gas-fired power plants and compelling EPA to determine whether carbon dioxide endangers public health or welfare.