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History of the Chicago River DiversionThe EPA Unitary Waters Rule
Juliana v. United States, No. 6:15-CV-01517-TC, 2016 WL 6661146 (D. Or. Nov. 10, 2016) - Children have standing under public trust doctrine to bring climate action.
Kain v. Department of Environmental Protection, 474 Mass. 278, 49 N.E.3d 1124 (Mass. 2016) - MA SC Orders DEQ to Make Climate Change Regs
Util. Air Regulatory Grp. v. E.P.A., 134 S. Ct. 2427, 189 L. Ed. 2d 372 (2014) - Court limits the expansion of GHG regs under NAAQS.
Native Vill. of Kivalina v. ExxonMobil Corp., 696 F.3d 849 (9th Cir. 2012) - EPA's power to regulate GHGs preempts federal common law nusiance claims.
Coalition for Responsible Regulation, Inc. v. E.P.A., 684 F.3d 102 (D.C. Cir. 2012) - DCC upholds greenhouse gas regulations
American Eletric Power Company, Inc. v. Connecticut, 131 S.Ct. 2527, 180 L.Ed.2d 435 (2011) - Federal common law claims preempted in greenhouse gas cases
Comer v. Murphy Oil USA, Inc., 839 F. Supp. 2d 849 (S.D. Miss. 2012) aff'd, 718 F.3d 460 (5th Cir. 2013) (affirmation)
American Elec. Power Co., Inc. v. Connecticut, 131 S.Ct. 2527 (2011) - Supreme Court rejects common law claims against green house gas emitters as preempted by federal regulatory law. State nusiance claims were not brief by the parties and were remanded for review.
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