Description: Action seeking declaration that atmosphere is public trust resources that State of Colorado must protect for the benefit of plaintiffs and others, including future generations and that State breached that duty by allowing too many carbon emissions.
Status: Action voluntarily dismissed by plaintiffs without prejudice. [ 02/07/2012 ]
Description: Action seeking declaration that atmosphere is a public trust resources that the State of California has an obligation to protect for its current and future citizens, including by imposing restrictions on greenhouse gas restrictions.
Status: Order issued dismissing action. [ 02/10/2012 ]
Description: Action for declaratory and injunctive relief regarding the obligation under the public trust doctrine of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and Arizona officials to act to protect the atmosphere from climate change impacts.