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Climate Change Dominates Environmental Docket In 2010

Law360 (December 27, 2010, 11:23 AM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to lift a ban on planting engineered alfalfa seeds was among the most significant environmental rulings of 2010, but circuit courts' rejection of nuisance lawsuits to regulate climate change ranked as the most watched development, with attorneys expecting companies to face more litigation over greenhouse gas emissions in the years to come.

Attorneys highlighted the following rulings as those that had the greatest impact on environmental law in 2010:

North Carolina v. Tennessee Valley Authority

While states and environmental groups have...
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