2nd Circuit Grapples With Precedent In Connecticut Climate Nuisance Suit

September 23, 2022
A three-judge appellate panel is grappling with whether Connecticut’s climate change nuisance case against ExxonMobil is similar enough to an earlier case in which the court sided with industry arguments that it belongs in federal court, or whether the state successfully crafted its claims to have them heard in state court. Of note, one of the panelists, Judge Richard Sullivan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, authored the court’s April 2021 decision tossing New York City’s...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive environmental policy reporting.