Environmental Cases Of The Decade

Law360, New York (January 14, 2010, 6:28 PM EST) -- In the past 10 years, landmark rulings paved the way for the U.S. government to begin regulating greenhouse gas emissions, limited the scope of the Clean Water Act and overturned a number of Bush administration regulations.

Here are the cases that top environmental attorneys singled out for Law360 as the most influential in the last decade:

Massachusetts v. EPA

About a dozen states and certain environmental groups initiated this lawsuit after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency denied an administrative rulemaking petition that asked it to set...
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