TITLE

CLEAN AIR ACT PREEMPTION OF STATE COMMON LAW: GREENHOUSE GAS NUISANCE CLAIMS AFTER AEP V. CONNECTICUT

AUTHOR(S)
Gallisdorfer, Scott
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Virginia Law Review;Mar2013, Vol. 99 Issue 1, p131
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses U.S. government regulation of greenhouse gases (GHG) under the Clean Air Act following the U.S. Supreme Court case American Electric Power Co. (AEP) v. Connecticut. More specifically, the author explains how the case undermined the ability of federal common law to regulate GHG emissions. Also examined is the extent to which public nuisance claims within state law can regulate GHG emissions under the Clean Air Act.
ACCESSION #
86427235

 

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