Energy Cases To Watch In 2017

By Keith Goldberg (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

After several twists, including the U.S. Supreme Court's stay and the D.C. Circuit's electing to consider the case en banc, a decision will come in the biggest energy and environmental case in years: a dispute over whether the...

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