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.
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 17, 2021
Fourteen AGs Submitted Comments Urging EPA to Regulate Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic Chemicals to Fullest Extent
New York Attorney General Letitia James led a coalition of fourteen attorneys general in submitting comments asking the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to use its full authority under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to regulate certain...
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...
April 12, 2021
New York Attorney General Letitia James led a coalition of nine attorneys general in filing comments on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed delay of the Trump administration’s changes to the Lead and Copper Rule, which sets limits on...
March 30, 2021
Fifteen AGs Filed Amicus Brief in Support of Michigan's Motion to Remand Litigation Over Line 5 Pipeline to State Court
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison led a coalition of 15 attorneys general in filing an amicus brief in support of Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel's motion to remand litigation over Enbridge's Line 5 pipeline to state court. The amicus brief...
March 22, 2021
New York Attorney General Letitia James led a coalition of 15 attorneys general filing a petition for review of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) flawed Toxic Substances Control Act risk evaluation for 1,4-dioxane, a widely used solvent that is...
March 15, 2021
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra led a coalition of 20 attorneys general in filing a petition for reconsideration of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “significant contribution” rule that set an arbitrary, three percent sector-by-sector...
March 11, 2021
New York Attorney General Letitia James led a coalition of 13 attorneys general in filing comments urging the Energy Department to “act expeditiously to minimize the harm that has resulted” from the prior administration’s undermining of the federal...
March 1, 2021