Attorney General Actions
State attorneys general are working to advance clean energy, climate and environmental laws and policies. Use the filters below to search actions of regional and national significance taken by state attorneys general since 2017. To alert us to an action that should be added to our database, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 24, 2021
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey led a coalition of 15 attorneys general in sending a letter to the Senate to support provisions addressing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in its version of the National Defense Authorization Act...
November 15, 2021
New York Attorney General Letitia James led a coalition of nineteen attorneys general in sending a letter to the Senate’s Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee urging the group to pass legislation that will increase public health and environmental...
October 21, 2021
New York Attorney General Letitia James led twenty-three attorneys general in urging the Food and Drug Administration to adopt an interim proposed action to create standards for four toxic heavy metals—inorganic arsenic, lead, cadmium, and mercury—in...
September 20, 2021
California Attorney General Rob Bonta and New York Attorney General Letitia James led a coalition of thirteen attorneys general in submitting a letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) urging the agency to reinstate the full...
September 17, 2021
Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul and Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro led a coalition of fifteen attorneys general in submitting comments to the EPA regarding the agency’s proposal to list per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) as a class...
September 14, 2021
New York Attorney General Letitia James led a coalition of twenty attorneys general in sending a letter to the chairs of multiple House and Senate committees urging Congress to respond to the climate emergency and advance environmental justice through the...
July 1, 2021
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey led a coalition of 14 attorneys general in filing comments in support of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to establish a cap-and-trade program to phase down the production and consumption of...
June 14, 2021
New York Attorney General Letitia James led a coalition of 17 attorneys general and the California Air Resources Board in filing comments in support of the EPA's rescission of the Increasing Consistency and Transparency in Considering Benefits and Costs in...
May 10, 2021
Nineteen AGs Submitted Comments Supporting Expanded Reach of Public Water Systems Rule to PFAS Chemicals
Wisconsin Attorney General Joshua Kaul led a coalition of nineteen attorneys general in submitting comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed update to the Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR) 5, a rule that would require...
April 26, 2021
Twenty-One AGs Sent Letter in Support of Congressional Review Act Resolution to Restore EPA Regulations on Methane Emissions
New York Attorney General Letitia James led a coalition of 21 attorneys general in sent a letter to congressional leaders expressing support for a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to invalidate the Trump administration’s rescission of controls on...