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Comparing Electric Utilities’ Briefs In American Electric Power Co. Inc. v. Connecticut
Posted on 11 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

By Julia Ciardullo, Fellow, Center for Climate Change, Columbia Law School On January 31, 2011, five investor-owned utilities[1] (Petitioners) and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), an electric utility owned by the US government, filed separate... Read More

2 Key Rulings Pending In Global Warming Lawsuits
Posted on 29 Apr 2011 by John G. Nevius

By John G. Nevius, Esq., P.E. On Tuesday, April 19, 2011, two separate oral arguments were held that will help determine the future of climate-change litigation - and whether and how insurance coverage is available to defend against certain climate... Read More

Beauty Is in the Eye of the Beholder—Not of the Court
Posted on 21 Feb 2017 by Gabriela Nolen

In Myrick v. Peck Electric Company , 2017 Vt. LEXIS 4, the Vermont Supreme Court, offered the chance by landowners displeased by solar arrays to rule that an action for private nuisance could be based solely on aesthetic considerations, chose not to abandon... Read More