Energy Cases To Watch In 2017

Law360, New York (January 2, 2017, 1:03 PM EST) -- After a year filled with blockbuster rulings, energy litigation will again grab the spotlight in 2017, with an eagerly awaited decision on the legality of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan — the Obama administration's signature climate change regulation — taking center stage.

Here are the cases that energy attorneys will be watching this year.

Challenge to EPA's Clean Power Plan

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Case Title

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission v. Barclays Bank PLC et al


Case Number

2:13-cv-02093

Court

California Eastern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Administrative Procedures Act/Review or Appeal of Agency Decision

Judge

Troy L. Nunley

Date Filed

October 9, 2013


Case Title

Juliana, et al v United States of America, et al


Case Number

6:15-cv-01517

Court

Oregon

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other

Judge

Thomas M. Coffin

Date Filed

August 12, 2015


Case Title

State of West Virginia, et al v. EPA, et al


Case Number

15-1363

Court

Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

October 23, 2015


Case Title

State of North Dakota v. EPA


Case Number

15-1381

Court

Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

October 23, 2015


Case Title

Murray Energy Corporation v. EPA


Case Number

15-1385

Court

Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

October 26, 2015


Case Title

Sierra Club v. DOE


Case Number

16-1186

Court

Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

June 15, 2016


Case Title

State of North Dakota v. EPA


Case Number

16-1242

Court

Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

July 15, 2016


Case Title

Sierra Club v. DOE


Case Number

16-1252

Court

Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

July 25, 2016


Case Title

TOTAL Gas & Power N Amer, Inc., et al v. FERC, et al


Case Number

16-20642

Court

Appellate - 5th Circuit

Nature of Suit

2890 Other Statutory Actions

Date Filed

September 26, 2016


Case Title

Coalition For Competitive Electricity et al v. Zibelman et al


Case Number

1:16-cv-08164

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Valerie E. Caproni

Date Filed

October 19, 2016

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