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 a nonpartisan academic center at NYU School of Law. The Center 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 (AGs) 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.