Bloomberg Law
Sept. 29, 2020, 10:01 AM

Supreme Court Environmental Cases Could Stretch to Climate, Coal

Ellen M. Gilmer
Ellen M. Gilmer

The U.S. Supreme Court launches its new term with a light environmental docket and a heavy air of uncertainty, with a nomination battle raging and a global pandemic continuing to disrupt the institution’s normal order.

The court sits for its first environmental case on the opening day of oral arguments Oct. 5, wading into a water war between Texas and New Mexico. A month later, it’s set to hear a dispute over endangered species records.

Other cases could have ripple effects for future environmental litigation, and the justices could fill out their calendar with important ...

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