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NEW RESOURCE: Expanding AG EJ Practice

The Center's new resource gives an overview of environmental justice and provides guidance for AG offices looking to set up or expand their work in the EJ practice area. We highlight EJ history, provide a look into mapping tools states use to identify EJ communities, and identifiy current policies that implement EJ practices. View the resource >> 

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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

Supreme Court Medicare fight opens door to Chevron war
E&E News, by Pamela King, 11/29/21

Is PennEast pipeline dead? FERC may end the mystery
E&E News, by Miranda Willson, 11/24/21

What the Supreme Court's move means for EPA climate rules
E&E News, by Niina H. Farah, Pamela King, 11/1/21

Energy companies urge FERC to throw out 'unlawful' grid rule
E&E News, by Miranda Willson, 10/6/21

The Biden Administration Can Learn From Trump-Era Court Losses
Bloomberg Law, by Bethany Davis Noll, 9/29/21

PennEast cancels natural gas pipeline project; cites lack of environmental permits from N.J.
WHYY PBS/NPR, by Susan Phillips, 9/27/21

Panel Dissects FERC Tx Planning Review
RTO Insider, by K Kaufmann, 9/20/21

The Future of State Versus State Cases at the Supreme Court
RouteFifty, by Bill Lucia, 9/14/21

Biden’s FERC pick may be a tipping point on clean energy
E&E News, by Miranda Willson, 9/10/21

Issue Alerts

Environmental Protection Agency
Reduce Lead Exposures & Disparities in U.S. Communities
Comment Deadline 1/26/22

Department of Energy 
Energy Conservation Standards for Clothes Washers 
Comment Deadline 1/27/22

Environmental Protection Agency
Oil and Gas New Source Performance Standards
Comment Deadline 1/31/22

Environmental Protection Agency
Revised WOTUS Definition
Comment Deadline 2/7/22

Department of Energy 
Test Procedure for Battery Chargers 
Comment Deadline 2/7/22

Department of Energy 
Test Procedures for Cooking Products 
Comment Deadline 2/17/22

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 
Public comment on the Outline of the Fifth National Climate Assessment 
Comment Deadline 2/20/22

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