A recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court will encourage forum shopping by enterprising plaintiffs, particularly to out-of-state jurisdictions where a defending business has few or no contacts.
Two proposed California laws that would mandate disclosure of climate-warming emissions and organizational “risk” related to climate change moved closer to Governor Newsom’s desk.
The California Senate passed two bills that would require climate-related disclosures from specified companies doing business in California.
Carbon dioxide removal (CDR), including carbon capture and sequestration, was once derided as little more than a corporate ploy to prolong reliance on fossil fuels.
Two bills that would require climate-related disclosures from specified companies doing business in California advanced in the Legislature this week.
Local or state regulations seeking to decarbonize new buildings by banning natural gas appliances or infrastructure are preempted under federal law according to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mandatory disclosure of greenhouse gas emissions by business operators is coming, one way or another. California legislators continue to press for a change in law that would require disclosures for large businesses that do business in California.
A mammoth case out of Lake Tahoe affirms a new environmental review obligation for project proponents: Why can’t you do solar?
The Idaho family that upended the Obama administration’s wetlands regime in the Supreme Court is back, much to the dismay of the Biden administration.
On June 24, 2021, following months of negotiations, President Biden and Vice President Harris announced their support for a $1.2 trillion bipartisan framework for infrastructure investment.