Environmental Group Of The Year: Jones Day

Law360, New York (January 4, 2012, 6:36 PM EST) -- Jones Day achieved a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruling blocking federal common law nuisance claims over greenhouse gas emissions and rescued multiple coal-fired plants from the threat of massive Clean Air Act penalties for the actions of prior owners, making it home to one of Law360's Environmental Practice Groups of 2011.

The firm's attorneys scored a landmark victory in June, when it represented Xcel Energy Inc. in the Supreme Court against global warming litigation brought by the attorneys general of eight states, the city of New...
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