New Special Report: Climate & Health Showdown in the Courts

Six environmental rollbacks will cause annual increases of 200 million metric tons of CO2e, costing the public hundreds of billions of dollars and leading to tens of thousands of premature deaths. Read the report here >>

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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. 

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In the Media 

States Take Up PFAS Fight: 'Is This the Next Asbestos?'Energy & Environment News, by Ellen Gilmer & Ariana Figueroa. 6/3/2019.

The Looming Threat to State Renewable Goals in Wholesale Electricity MarketsUtilityDive, by Jessica Bell. 5/9/2019.

State AGs Critique Coastal Management ChangesEnergy & Environment News, by Pamela King. 4/29/2019.

Fifteen AGs Slam Trump Move to Limit Federal Authority Under Clean Water ActThe Washington Post, by Steven Mufson. 4/16/2019.

Deceptions May Sink Plans to Drill for Oil in the Arctic RefugeThe Hill, by David J. Hayes. 3/31/2019.

States Fighting Rule Rollbacks Point to Higher EmissionsEnergy & Environment News, by Ellen Gilmer. 3/6/2019.

How Much Would Trump’s Climate Rule Rollbacks Worsen Health and Emissions? InsideClimate News, by Neela Banerjee. 3/6/2019.