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.
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 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
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...
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 29, 2021
Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser led eight attorneys general in filing an amicus brief urging the Supreme Court to reject Mississippi's claims that Tennessee interfered with its authority by pumping groundwater out of an interstate aquifer....
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...
April 7, 2021
Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum led a coalition of 19 attorneys general in filing an amicus brief in support of New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal's dismissal of PennEast Pipeline Company's lawsuit, arguing that the state was immune from...