On Flip Side Of Nuisance Suits, Industry Begins Litigating Climate Rules

July 28, 2021
Individual companies are beginning to file lawsuits challenging regulations aimed at addressing climate change in what experts are calling a new iteration of lawsuits that will act as a counterweight to ongoing litigation seeking to spur climate action. While most of these suits have so far been brought in coastal areas where fossil energy is exported, they are likely to broadly expand to include interior areas where the fossil fuels are generally extracted. These emerging cases open a new legal...

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