Biden DOJ Seeks To Quash States’ Suit Targeting Carbon ‘Cost’ Tool

June 8, 2021
The Biden administration is urging a federal court to dismiss litigation from a dozen Republican state attorneys general (AGs) challenging its interim climate change damage estimates that help justify emission-reduction policies, arguing that the officials lack standing to bring suit. Specifically, a June 4 filing by the Justice Department (DOJ) in State of Missouri, et al. v. Biden, et al . in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri argues that any injury to the states is...

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