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Litigation: CLF faces obstacles in restarting novel climate case

June 30, 2020
The Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) is facing a significant obstacle in restarting its novel litigation challenging the lack of climate change considerations in a Clean Water Act (CWA) discharge permit for an ExxonMobil oil terminal, with a federal appeals court saying it appears to lack jurisdiction on the matter. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit has asked the environmentalist group to either seek a voluntary dismissal of the appeal of a stay in the case pending in...

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