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The non-partisan State Energy & Environmental Impact Center at NYU Law supports state attorneys general in defending and promoting clean energy, climate and environmental laws and policies. 

The Issues In Focus 


In the Media 

Why I Joined Lawsuit to Stop Seismic Testing Off S.C. CoastThe Post and Courier, by South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson. 1/19/2019.

As US Backs Away from World Stage on Climate, States Fight BackThe Hill, by Illinois Attorney General-elect Kwame Raoul. 12/22/2018.

How Trump Is Ensuring That Greenhouse Gas Emissions Will RiseThe New York Times, by Coral Davenport and Lisa Friedman. 11/26/2018.

A New Era: Turning the Clock Back on Collaborative Efforts for Public Land Management, The American Bar Association's Natural Resources & Environment, by Elizabeth Klein. 11/20/2018.

We’ll Fight the Trump Administration’s Assault on Clean EnergyThe Hill, by State Attorneys General Brian Frosh, Lisa Madigan, Karl Racine, Matt Denn, and Gurbir Grewal. 11/13/2018.

Trump’s Biggest Attempts to Roll Back Environmental Regulations Remain at the Starting Gate, Slate, by David J. Hayes. 10/22/2018.