Type: Lawsuit v. Other Public Entity
|2016-12-19||Flint Water Crisis Investigation||Environmental Justice, Water Pollution||Criminal Case, Lawsuit v. Other Public Entity, Lawsuit vs. Private Actors||
Michigan AG launched investigation to determine criminal and civil liability for violations of state law that caused or contributed to the Flint Water Crisis.
|2014-07-14||Michigan v. USACE||Natural Resources||Lawsuit v. Other Public Entity, Lawsuit vs. Federal Government||
Multi-state lawsuit to compel the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago to take action to prevent Asian carp from crossing from the Mississippi River Basin into the Great Lakes.
|Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin|
|2014-04-01||Illinois Coal Mine Permitting Process Reforms||Energy, Natural Resources||Lawsuit v. Other Public Entity||
Illinois AG sued and entered into settlement with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (DNR) requiring DNR to improve transparency and public participation in the coal permitting process.
|2013-06-06||Miami-Dade County Clean Water Act Settlement||Water Pollution||Lawsuit v. Other Public Entity||
Florida AG and U.S. government reached settlement with County of Miami-Dade regarding violations of federal and state water pollution laws at three wastewater treatment plants.
|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.
|2012-01-25||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.
|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.