2nd Circ. Revives GHG Suit Against AEP, Xcel, Others

Law360, New York (September 21, 2009, 7:07 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit filed by a coalition of states and environmental groups against several power companies — including American Electric Power Co. Inc., the Tennessee Valley Authority and Xcel Energy Inc. — for allegedly contributing to global warming by emitting greenhouse gases.

Judges Joseph M. McLaughlin and Peter W. Hall, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, ruled Monday that the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York was wrong to dismiss the suit —...
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