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In Montana, it’s youth vs. the state in a landmark climate case

Sixteen young Montanans have sued their state, arguing that its support of fossil fuels violates the state Constitution.
Utah lawsuit threatens Antiquities Act

John Leshy: Utah wants to disable the law that led to the creation of four of its magnificent National Parks

A lawsuit all but invited by the country’s chief justice threatens one the most consequential authorities granted to presidents by Congress.
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A lawsuit against big oil gets personal

An activist group is going after Shell’s board members in court. The suit could make life unpleasant for the people who oversee big polluters.
Court to reconsider Trump-era decision that favored Alaska road project

Court to reconsider Trump-era decision that favored Alaska road project

Conservation groups, joined by former President Carter, had sued to reopen the case after a March ruling upheld an Interior Department deal for a road through a national wildlife refuge.
Manchin’s donors include pipeline giants that win in his climate deal

Manchin’s donors include pipeline giants that win in his climate deal

The controversial Mountain Valley Pipeline is one of several projects the senator has negotiated major concessions for, benefiting his financial supporters.
Court decision leaves Biden with few tools to combat climate change

Court decision leaves Biden with few tools to combat climate change

A Supreme Court ruling, combined with an energy crunch and intraparty politics, makes it nearly impossible for President Biden to achieve his climate goals.
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Republican drive to tilt courts against climate action reaches a crucial moment

A Supreme Court environmental case being decided this month is the product of a coordinated, multiyear strategy by Republican attorneys general and conservative allies.
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