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.
July 6, 2021
California Attorney General Rob Bonta and New York Attorney General Letitia James led a coalition of 22 attorneys general in filing comments to support the EPA’s proposal to restore California’s waiver under the Clean Air Act to establish its own...
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 25, 2021
Connecticut Attorney General William Tong led a coalition of 11 attorneys general in filing comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on the agency’s proposal to revise its regulation of transmission incentives, which are used to promote...
June 21, 2021
New York Attorney General Letitia James led a coalition of 14 attorneys general in submitting comments supporting the use of the social cost of greenhouse gases (SC-GHG) as a standardized metric for considering and addressing climate impacts caused by GHG...
June 14, 2021
Twelve AGs Submitted a Letter Urging SEC to Require U.S. Companies to Disclose Financial Risk from Climate Change
California Attorney General Rob Bonta led a coalition of 12 attorneys general in submitting a comment letter in response to a request for public input on potential Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulation of climate change disclosures. The...
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...
June 11, 2021
California Attorney General Rob Bonta led a coalition of twenty-two AGs and four California cities in submitting comments to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in support of the agency’s proposal to repeal the Trump-era Preemption...
June 7, 2021
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and California Attorney General Rob Bonta led a coalition of 11 states in a settlement with EPA, requiring the chemical industry to provide reporting of their use of asbestos to better protect the public from...
May 26, 2021
Nine AGs Submitted Comments Urging FERC to Consider Emissions and Environmental Justice in Pipeline Project Certification
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey led a coalition of nine attorneys general in filing comments on how the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission should revise its policy for new natural gas pipeline projects. The AGs urged the Commission to craft a...
May 21, 2021
New York Attorney General Letitita James led a coalition of nine attorneys general in writing a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requesting that the agency revoke two types of testing methods for certifying wood heaters. The coalition...