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Monthly Climate Change Briefing: July 2019


July 8, 2019



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 addressed in this month's call:

  • Finalization of ACE rule
  • CEQ NEPA climate guidance
  • State reaction to ACE
  • Developments with NY legislation
  • OR Republicans fleeing the state to avoid voting on climate legislation
  • CA and Canada vehicle agreement
  • Decision by federal court in Baltimore sending suit against oil companies back to state court
  • Decision by federal court in Oregon that Forest Service took hard look at carbon impacts of foreign thinning project
  • DC District Court decision dismissing suit about U.S. failure to submit UNFCCC reports
  • New York state court decision dismissing Exxon's accusations of NY Attorney General's office misconduct
  • Update on some recent news reports noting disclosure of financial impact on companies from climate

Vicki Arroyo, Executive Director, Climate Center, Georgetown University
Sally Fisk, Assistant General Counsel, Pfizer
Michael B. Gerrard, Professor, Columbia Law School; Director, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
Robert Sussman, Principal, Sussman & Associates

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