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Federal Climate Policy 'Vacuum' Has Spurred Uptick In Novel Climate Suits

April 23, 2018
The recent increase in climate nuisance and other novel private litigation has occurred because of the federal climate policy “vacuum,” according to several legal observers, and while they disagree on the suits' prospects, supporters say the new litigation has already begun to address legal hurdles that would have doomed similar efforts several years ago. Due to the “vacuum in federal official action” under the Trump administration, “we are seeing an uptick” in nuisance suits and other litigation seeking to advance...

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