Justices’ Rejection Of Climate Nuisance Suits Turns Focus To State Courts

April 24, 2023
The Supreme Court’s rejection of the oil industry’s bid to re-route state and local governments’ climate nuisance cases to federal court is turning the focus to state courts where these cases will now be heard, though industry is still hoping that a federal appellate court will agree with their jurisdiction claims in upcoming oral arguments. The Supreme Court on April 24 rejected petitions for a writ of certiorari in five nuisance cases brought by Boulder, CO; Baltimore, San Mateo...

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