Environmental Law

U.S. Supreme Court

In SCOTUS first, court stays clean power rule pending DC Circuit review; four justices dissent

Corporate Law

Despite conflict, Covington can represent Minnesota in major enviro suit against 3M, judge rules

Criminal Justice

Utility is criminally charged in methane gas leak that displaced thousands from homes

Civil Rights

Lawsuits seek $250M due to Flint, Michigan, water supply issues

Environmental Law

DC Circuit: EPA must make rules to stop companies from filing bankruptcy to avoid pollution cleanup

Environmental Law

California air quality agency sues over gas leak which has displaced thousands

Environmental Law

Suit seeks replacement of lead water pipes in Flint; is sovereign immunity a bar?

U.S. Supreme Court

Federal rule promoting reduced energy use is upheld by SCOTUS; environmentalists applaud decision

Tort Law

Corporate defense lawyer’s suit against DuPont exposed decades of pollution and redefined his career

Environmental Law

Federal prosecutors investigate water contamination in Flint, Michigan

Environmental Law

DOJ files multibillion-dollar suit against Volkswagen over environmental violations

Law Firms

DLA Piper to close Tampa office

Government Law

State of emergency declared in Flint, Michigan, over amount of lead in water

International Law

Why Republicans contend any pact from climate change conference will be a treaty

Consumer Law

Volkswagen makes $1K no-strings offer to diesel vehicle owners in emissions scandal

Securities Law

Coal company will change disclosures on business risks of climate change to end state AG’s probe

Environmental Law

Exxon Mobil disclosures about climate-change risks are probed by New York AG

Business of Law

More than 30 lawyers exit as law firm splits

Tort Law

Giant pine cone caused severe head injury, suit says; park officials post warning signs

Environmental Law

EPA temporarily blocked from enforcing Clean Water Rule by 6th Circuit panel