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  • Published: Apr 25th, 2011
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N.Y. Solicitor General Argues To Uphold Right To Sue Carbon Dioxide Polluters


The New York State Attorney Generals Office — represented by state Solicitor General Barbara Underwood — urged the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the right of states to sue five polluting power companies to force them to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, the primary cause of climate change. Leading a coalition on behalf of New York, California, Connecticut, Iowa, Rhode Island, Vermont, and the City of New York, Attorney General Eric T. Schneidermans office argued that the power companies are causing a

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