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‘Young Floridians’ Climate Change Lawsuit May Herald Wave of Climate Change Cases

Kyle Robisch* – For most of the last decade, creative plaintiffs attorneys and their clients — states, municipalities and environmental groups — have pushed novel, untested tort theories designed to hold energy companies, and sometimes, …

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US Attorney Sues Automobile Device Manufacturer EZ LYNK & Parties For Defeat Device Violation of Clean Air Act

Suit Alleges Defendants Sell Product Designed to Remove Emissions Controls from Cars and Trucks; Government Seeks Civil Penalties and an Injunction Barring Future Sales Audrey Strauss, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New …

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Briefing – Key Business and Legal Issues to Consider in Light of COVID-19

Sidley Austin – The outbreak and rapid spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has roiled markets and disrupted supply chains, threatening the global economy. It is also forcing companies to confront a host of hard …

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Green Economy Issues – Protecting the Oceans: Clifford Chance on The Expanding Role of ‘Blue Bonds’

The blue economy is of growing importance and gaining momentum amongst policymakers across the world. The earth’s surface is made up of 71 per cent. water, and billions of people rely on the oceans for …

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Trump Administration’s Long Losing Streak in Undermining Obama’s Environmental Legacy

Davis Wright Tremain – On August 17, the day after a federal judge in South Carolina invalidated the Trump administration’s suspension of the rule defining “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) under the Clean Water …

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