New Tool: State of Play Reference Guide

State attorneys general are involved in a wide range of ongoing rulemakings and litigation related to regulations, policies and decisions of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Interior Department, the Energy Department and other executive branch agencies. The State Impact Center has launched a new tool to track their status. Explore the guide >>

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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 


Attorney General Actions by State

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In the Media

Fives States Have Filed Climate Change Lawsuits, Seeking Damages From Big Oil and Gas
InsideClimate News, by David Hasemyer, 9/15/20

Lawsuit: Trump Methane Rule Defies 'Dire Reality' on Climate
E&E News, by Niina H. Farah, 9/14/20

20 States Sue EPA Over Methane Emissions Standards Rollback
The Hill, by Rachel Frazin, 9/14/20

California-Led Coalition, Enviros Sue EPA Over Methane Rules
Bloomberg Law, by Ellen Gilmer, 9/14/20

Arctic Refuge Oil Footprint Could Expand Illegally, Lawsuits Say
Bloomberg Law, by Bobby Magill, 9/10/20

Lawsuit: EPA Fails to Enforce Chesapeake Bay Pollution Caps
Associated Press, by Ben Finley, 9/10/20 

States Sue to Stop ANWR Drilling
E&E News, by Niina H. Farah, 9/10/20

15 State AGs Join Arctic Refuge Drilling Fight
Law360, by Juan Carlos Rodriguez, 9/9/20

15 States Sue Trump Administration Over Plan To Open Arctic Refuge To Drilling
The Hill, by Rachel Frazin, 9/9/20