TITLE

Second Circuit Says CO2 is a Nuisance

AUTHOR(S)
Goetz, David
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Ecology Law Quarterly;2010, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p683
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a court case wherein the plaintiff had mandated for a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions which constituted a public nuisance in the U.S., under the federal common law regulation. The court of first instance, which is the Second Circuit, examined the regulation that implement sanctions to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. The court reviewed the issue and attempted to find a solution that strikes a balance between Connecticut and the American Electric Power Co.
ACCESSION #
52547444

 

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