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.
October 4, 2021
Eleven AGs Urged BLM to Improve its Consideration of the Environmental Impacts of Arctic Oil and Gas Leasing Program
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson led a coalition of eleven attorneys general in submitting a comment letter in response to the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) proposed scope of a supplemental environmental impact statement on land that has been...
September 27, 2021
California Attorney General Rob Bonta led a coalition of twenty-two attorneys general in submitting a comment letter in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to strengthen the Clean Car Standards for Model Year 2023 and later....
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 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
Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh led a coalition of sixteen state attorneys general in filing a supplemental brief in the City of Baltimore’s case against fossil fuel companies. In a supplemental brief, the fossil fuel companies attempted to remove...
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...
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 23, 2021
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey led a coalition of 5 attorneys general (and other advocates and experts) in filing supplemental comments in response to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s 2021 Notice of Inquiry, which requested...
July 9, 2021
New York Attorney General Letitia James led a coalition of 15 attorneys general in responding to the EPA’s June 8, 2021 motion for a voluntary remand of litigation over its determination that 11 uses of the toxic chemical 1,4-dioxane pose no unreasonable...