Environmental Cases To Watch In 2010

Law360, New York (January 2, 2010, 6:30 PM EST) -- Cases that tackle the issue of climate change will be among the most closely watched environmental litigation in 2010, attorneys say, but that doesn’t mean that challenges to mining activities, Arctic drilling and other controversial environmental practices will go unnoticed.

Here are some cases environmental attorneys will be watching in 2010:

Climate Change Tort Litigation

In the early days of 2009, district courts threw out three global warming torts —Connecticut v. American Electric Power, Comer v. Murphy Oil and Native Village of Kivalina v. ExxonMobil Corp....
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