City Climate Suits Preempted By CAA, US Tells 9th Circ.

By Keith Goldberg (May 20, 2019, 3:46 PM EDT) -- The federal government on Friday told the Ninth Circuit that Oakland's and San Francisco's suits seeking to hold Big Oil liable for climate change-related infrastructure damage are preempted by the Clean Air Act and trample over constitutionally enshrined foreign policy authority....

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