Environmental Cases To Watch In 2017

Law360, New York (January 2, 2017, 1:03 PM EST) -- Environmental law promises to make headlines in 2017 as several blockbuster cases are likely to be decided, including litigation over the Obama administration’s signature Clean Power Plan climate change regulations, the controversial Waters of the U.S. rule, and if and how climate change may factor into endangered species protection efforts.

Here are the biggest cases environmental attorneys will be watching in 2017.

Clean Power Plan Litigation

In September, an en banc panel of 10 D.C. Circuit judges heard oral arguments over the legality of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, which calls for existing power plants to slash their...

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