Description: Youth plaintiffs' lawsuit alleging that the establishment, operation, and maintenance of Hawai‘i’s state transportation system violates the Hawai‘i Constitution’s public trust doctrine and right to a clean and healthful environment.
Description: Lawsuit alleging that the operation of a landfill violated the rights of a local environmental group's members to clean air and a healthy environment under the New York Constitution’s Environmental Rights Amendment.
Status: State Corporation Commission's judgment affirmed. [ 10/27/2022 ]
Description: Environmental group's challenge to the Virginia State Corporation Commission's approval of a utility's rate-adjustment clause allowing it to recover the costs of purchasing carbon dioxide allowances for the RGGI cap-and-trade program.
Description: Challenge to denial of rulemaking petition requesting that the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection adopt rules setting a 2030 greenhouse gas emissions reduction target 50% below 2005 levels and taking other actions.
Description: Lawsuit brought by youth plaintiffs against State of Utah and State defendants claiming that the State's fossil fuel development policies violate the plaintiffs' substantive due process rights.
Description: Lawsuit alleging that defendants engage in unlawful, unfair, and deceptive business practices by marketing products and packaging made from single-use plastics and other difficult-to-recycle materials as recyclable.
Description: Lawsuit alleging that Coca-Cola engaged in false and deceptive marketing by representing itself as a “sustainable and environmentally friendly company" despite being one of the world's largest contributors to plastic pollution.
Description: Lawsuit alleging that local clean air agencies in Washington were unlawfully shifting decision-making authority for new source approval to technical staff and undermining the State's ability to achieve greenhouse gas reduction targets.