Tracking Pro-Environment Federal Litigation by AGs

This track­er was launched October 19, 2022. It was last updat­ed April 6, 2023.

This resource tracks pro-environmental litigation brought by state attorneys general during the Biden and Trump administrations. This includes cases in which AGs fought against the administration, as well as cases in which AGs defended the administration’s pro-environmental policies.

The “wins” and “losses” displayed on the charts below do not necessarily correspond with AG win/loss rates against an administration. To see that breakdown, use the “AG Position” filter. Click on each entry to see an explanation of the outcome. You can also filter by administration and by outcome.
The charts below do not include pending cases or cases that were dismissed after a new rule was released.

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Administration: Biden Administration, Trump Administration

AG Win Rate for the Environment at the Federal Level 1

Trump Administration

Note: This page displays a subset of the entries in our AG Actions Database. Only entries that are tagged with “Litigation” as their action type and have Trump or Biden listed as the administration are included here. To see all entries, visit our AG Actions Database, which includes all AG actions relating to climate, environment, and clean energy from 2017 to the present.

  1. These charts only show wins and losses, they do not show pending cases or cases that were dismissed after a new rule was issued. Partial wins are counted as wins in the charts.