As Talks Start, GOP States Seek To Intervene In Youth Plaintiffs Climate Suit

June 9, 2021
Republican attorney generals (AGs) from 17 states are seeking to intervene in a long-running case in which youth plaintiffs are seeking to force the government to take action to address climate change, just as plaintiffs and the government are beginning court-ordered settlement talks. The states, led by Alabama, filed a June 8 motion in Juliana, et al. v. United States in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, arguing that recent events leave them “with no choice...

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