Description: Lawsuit brought by company developing carbon sequestration project challenging local ordinance that attempted “to improperly place a 12-month moratorium on the construction and drilling of Class V well, as well as seismic surveying.”
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 Oregon regulations related to employee exposure to wildfire smoke and temperatures exceeding 80 degrees Fahrenheit that were adopted in response to an executive order regarding climate change.
Description: Action by Commonwealth of Massachusetts alleging that a retail electricity supplier did not provide the minimum amount of renewable and clean energy required by state law or make alternative compliance payments.
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 California governor improperly directed the California Geologic Energy Management Division to implement bans or moratoriums on well stimulation treatments such as hydraulic fracturing and high pressure cyclic steam permits.
Status: Appeal dismissed for lack of jurisdiction. [ 11/18/2021 ]
Description: Lawsuit brought by the City of San Antonio to block potential charter amendments that would change governance of publicly-owned utility and require utility to implement policies to achieve climate goals.
Status: Petition and complaint filed. [ 12/13/2019 ]
Description: Challenge to the California Coastal Commission's approval of only a portion of a seawall intended to protect the California Coastal Trail, a sewer line, 10 townhomes, and three apartments.
Status: Petition and complaint filed. [ 06/09/2021 ]
Description: Challenge to the California Coastal Commission's approval of an amendment to the City of Half Moon Bay's Local Coastal Plan/Program, which would prohibit long-term shoreline protective devices.