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 email@example.com.
September 29, 2021
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and the Director of the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy Liesl Clark announced the settlement of a lawsuit against a large concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO), Slater Farms, for environmental...
September 20, 2021
Seventeen AGs Supported Department of Energy's Commitment to Stronger Energy Efficiency Testing Process
New York Attorney General Letitia James led seventeen attorneys general in submitting comments to the Department of Energy (DOE) on September 20 supporting the department’s proposal to make its national appliance and equipment efficiency program more...
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...
September 3, 2021
California Attorney General Rob Bonta and New York Attorney General Letitia James led a coalition of eighteen state attorneys general in submitting a comment letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the...
August 25, 2021
Washington Attorney General Robert Ferguson led a coalition of seventeen attorneys general in filing an amicus brief in Minnesota v. American Petroleum Institute urging the Court to reject the attempt by fossil fuel companies to move the case to federal...
August 5, 2021
New York Attorney General Letitia James led a coalition of twenty-four states and seven cities in opposing certiorari at the Supreme Court in a case about the Trump-era rollback of the Environmental Protection Agency's greenhouse gas limits for power...
August 2, 2021
California Attorney General Rob Bonta, Washington Attorney General Ferguson, and New York Attorney General Letitia James led a coalition of 19 attorneys general in submitting a comment letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) urging the agency...
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...
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 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...