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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 

State Attorneys General: Empowering the Clean Energy Future

State attorneys general are on the front lines of the clean energy transition — defending state authority, protecting consumers, promoting fair competition, and safeguarding the environment. Read the report here >>


In the Media 

Dem AGs in Wisconsin, Minnesota back Nessel's Line 5 lawsuitThe Detroit News, by Beth LeBlanc. 11/13/2019.

California says San Diego County could undermine state’s landmark plan to rein in greenhouse gasesSan Diego Union Tribune, by Joshua Emerson Smith, 11/11/19.

Dow Agrees To $77M Environmental Settlement In Michigan, WKAR News, by John Flesher, 11/10/19.

N.Y. Sues Chemours, DuPont, 3M Over PFAS Contamination, Bloomberg News, by Keshia Cluckey, 11/5/19.

States, green groups challenge rollback of Obama-era lightbulb rulesThe Hill, by Rebecca Beitsch, 11/4/19.

Enbridge could duck cleanup costs from future Line 5 spill, study saysMLive, by Julie Mack, 11/4/19.

Attorney general files motion to suspend Pilgrim license transferCape Cod Times, by Christine Legere, 11/1/19.

New Jersey, Connecticut Sue EPA Over Air-Pollution HazardsConnecticut Law Review, by Robert Storace, 10/31/19.