Industry’s Touting Of Citizen Suit Standing Hurdles Appears ‘Optimistic’

September 24, 2021
Some industry attorneys are touting what they see as new legal barriers to environmentalists demonstrating standing to bring citizen suits under environmental laws, particularly under a Supreme Court with a new conservative majority, but other industry lawyers and environmentalists say that is an “optimistic” view of recent rulings. Brent Rosser and Kate Perkins, lawyers at Hunton Andrews Kurth, wrote in a Sept. 7 blog post that standing -- the ability to bring suit under Article III of the Constitution by...

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