Topic: Environmental Assessment
|2015-11-20||Comments on Tennessee Pipeline Gas Go. Northeast Energy Direct Project||Climate Change Mitigation, Energy, Environmental Assessment||Administrative Proceeding||
Massachusetts AG submitted comments to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and a study opposing a proposed natural gas pipeline that would have run through New England.
|2013-02-14||Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice v. County of Riverside||Air Pollution, Environmental Assessment, Environmental Justice||Lawsuit v. Other Public Entity||
California AG intervened in and helped to settle litigation surrounding an industrial project that was expected to increase diesel truck traffic in a predominantly Latino residential area.
|2012-06-08||New York v. Nuclear Regulatory Commission||Energy, Environmental Assessment, Solid & Hazardous Waste||Lawsuit vs. Federal Government||
Multi-state challenge to a Nuclear Regulatory Commission rule on storage of spent nuclear fuel, resulting in a decision that the rule was a major federal action that requires the agency to either make a finding that the action would have no significant environmental action or issue an environmental impact statement.
|Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Vermont|
|2012-01-25||Cleveland National Forest Foundation v. San Diego Association of Governments||Climate Change Mitigation, Environmental Assessment||Lawsuit v. Other Public Entity||
California AG intervened in a suit attempting to require the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) Regional Transportation Plan to consider climate change in its long term planning decisions.
|2011-01-13||New Jersey, Dept. of Environmental Protection v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers||Environmental Assessment||Lawsuit vs. Federal Government||
New Jersey and environmental groups sued the Army Corp. for not supplementing their EIS after an oil spill in the Delaware River.
|2010-11-23||Delaware Dept. of Natural Resources and Environmental Control v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers||Environmental Assessment, Water Pollution||Lawsuit vs. Federal Government||
Delaware and New Jersey brought action pursuant to the APA to challenge a decision made by the US Army Corp of Engineers to proceed with a dredging project to deepen the main navigation channel of the Delaware River without obtaining requisite approval pursuant to the CWA, CAA, CZMA, and Delaware code.
|Delaware, New Jersey|
|2007-08-28||California v. County of San Bernardino||Climate Change Mitigation, Environmental Assessment||Lawsuit v. Other Public Entity||
The State of California entered into a landmark climate change settlement with San Bernardino County setting forth a specific greenhouse gas reduction plan.