Description: Class action lawsuit alleging that defendant misrepresented the recyclability of single-use "coffee pods," which the complaint alleged have numerous negative effects, including contributing to methane emissions.
Description: Action by eight young people asserting that the State of Florida and its agencies and officials violated fundamental rights to a stable climate system under Florida common law and the Florida constitution.
Status: Request to dismiss counts denied. [ 10/18/2018 ]
Description: Developer's lawsuit challenging City of Virginia Beach's denial of application to rezone property for residential development on the grounds that the developer failed to account for sea level rise in its stormwater analysis.
Status: Petition for peremptory writ of mandate and complaint for declaratory and injunctive relief filed. [ 01/11/2018 ]
Description: Challenge to environmental review for Animal Confinement Facilities Plan, Dairy Feedlot and Dairy Climate Action Plan, and related actions approved by Tulare County in California to streamline approval process for dairies.
Description: Challenge to EPA "no action assurance" memorandum that provided assurance that EPA would not enforce greenhouse gas emission and fuel efficiency standards against small manufacturers of glider kits and vehicles.
Description: Lawsuit against founder by limited liability company that pursued freedom of information law requests and litigation in connection with state attorneys general climate change investigations.
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.