DOJ Asks Court To Reject Youth Plaintiffs’ Bid To Revive Novel Climate Suit

April 7, 2021
The Biden administration is asking a federal district court to reject a request by 12 youth plaintiffs to narrow the remedy they are seeking and restart their climate suit -- which alleges the government has violated their constitutional rights by promoting fossil fuel use -- arguing the court must abide by an appellate decision that the plaintiffs lack standing. The Department of Justice (DOJ) in an April 6 filing in the long-running case, Juliana, et al. v. United States ,...

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