Monthly Climate Change Briefing: March 2022

March 14, 2022 5:00 pm — 5:30 pm

Staying on top of the legal and policy developments in the climate change arena is no small task. As a special service to our members, the Environmental Law Institute provides a series of monthly conference calls with national experts on climate law and policy to keep you up to date and to answer your questions.


Topics to be addressed in this month's call:

  • West Virginia v. EPA -- Recap of Supreme Court argument
  • City & County of Honolulu v. Sunoco -- Hawaii trial court denies motion to dismiss tort case against fossil fuel companies
  • Appalachian Voices v. U.S. Department of the Interior -- Vacating Endangered Species Act determination for pipeline due to failure to consider climate impacts
  • Ellis v. Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement & Power District -- Ninth Circuit said plaintiffs could proceed with equal protection and antitrust challenges to utility pricing scheme that disfavored solar energy
  • Update on California's cap-and-trade system
  • New Florida anti-net metering legislation
  • New transmission line in Colorado
  • Nuclear power law in West Virginia
  • Ukraine invasion and its implications for climate policy
  • Recent EPA heavy-duty emission proposal
  • SCC court decision for ongoing federal rulemakings

Edan Dionne
, Vice President, Environmental, Energy & Chemical Management Programs, IBM
Daniel Farber, Faculty Director, Center for Law, Energy, & the Environment, University of California, Berkeley
Michael Gerrard, Founder and Director, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law and Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice, Columbia Law School
Robert Sussman, Principal, Sussman & Associates

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