Press Release

Media Advisory: Webinar on West Virginia v. EPA and Other Supreme Court Environmental Cases

Hear from state lawyers from NY, OK, OR, and WV on what these cases mean for states and environmental law.

New York, NY — Today, the Supreme Court issued a rul­ing in West Vir­ginia v. Envi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion Agency deter­min­ing that EPA does not have author­i­ty under Sec­tion 111(d) of the Clean Air Act to use gen­er­a­tion shift­ing to reg­u­late car­bon diox­ide emis­sions from exist­ing pow­er plants. To under­stand how this and oth­er envi­ron­men­tal cas­es from this term will affect states going for­ward, join us on July 19 for insights from attor­neys who have rep­re­sent­ed New York, Okla­homa, Ore­gon, and West Vir­ginia at the Supreme Court.

What: A mod­er­at­ed dis­cus­sion and an audi­ence Q&A with cur­rent and for­mer state Solic­i­tors Gen­er­al on the envi­ron­men­tal cas­es argued at the Supreme Court this term. See the list of speak­ers here.

Why: To under­stand how this term’s cas­es could affect states and envi­ron­men­tal law.

When: Tues­day, July 19, 12:30pm – 1:45pm ET

Where: Via Zoom. Reg­is­ter here.


About The State Ener­gy & Envi­ron­men­tal Impact Cen­ter:
The State Ener­gy & Envi­ron­men­tal Impact Cen­ter at NYU School of Law is ded­i­cat­ed to work­ing towards a healthy and safe envi­ron­ment, guid­ed by inclu­sive and equi­table prin­ci­ples. The Cen­ter stud­ies and sup­ports the work of state attor­neys gen­er­al in defend­ing, enforc­ing, and pro­mot­ing strong laws and poli­cies in the areas of cli­mate, envi­ron­men­tal jus­tice, envi­ron­men­tal pro­tec­tion, and clean energy.

About The State & Local Legal Cen­ter:
The State and Local Legal Cen­ter files ami­cus curi­ae briefs in sup­port of states and local gov­ern­ments in the U.S. Supreme Court, con­ducts moot courts for attor­neys argu­ing before the Supreme Court, and is a resource to states and local gov­ern­ments on the Supreme Court. Since 1983 the SLLC has filed about 500 ami­cus briefs in the Supreme Court.