The Pawa Law Group, P.C. honors the memory of Luke Cole, who died in a tragic accident last week. Cole was the President of the Center on Race Poverty and the Environment and a leader in our global warming case on behalf of Kivalina.
General Motors, Chrysler and Their Trade Associations Have given up the Fight Against State Greenhouse Gas Laws
The Pawa Firm is pleased to announce a major victory in the clean car cases (“Pavley cases”). General Motors, Chrysler and their trade associations have given up the fight against state greenhouse gas laws
The Pawa Firm today earned a victory on behalf of Newton Firefighter Richard Busa. The Newton, Massachusetts Fire Department has prohibited Busa from wearing his fire helmet that he painted as an American flag even though it allows other decorations on fire helmets
Lawyers for the Alaska Native coastal village of Kivalina, which is being forced to relocate because of flooding caused by the changing Arctic climate, filed suit in federal court here Tuesday arguing that 5 oil companies, 14 electric utilities and the country’s largest coal company were responsible for the village’s woes.
A federal judge on Wednesday boosted California's efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions from tailpipes when he rejected auto industry arguments that such power rests solely with federal regulators, not individual states.
When historians finally take stock, Vermont may look like the mouse that roared – the tiny state that brought the nation's mighty auto industry to heel by requiring cars that emit fewer greenhouse gases.
In a crucial ruling on the global warming issue, a federal judge said Wednesday that regulations adopted by Connecticut and 12 other states to curb greenhouse gas emissions from cars and light trucks don't conflict with federal law.
Vermont and several other states scored a victory on Wednesday in their battle to get automakers to comply with rules aimed at reducing global warming
A federal district court judge said Vermont can adopt its own stringent regulations on tailpipe emissions, saddling auto makers with another battlefront to confront in the nation's ongoing debate over improving vehicle efficiency.
In midwinter, John Magnuson looks out his window across Wisconsin's Lake Mendota, hoping to see a swath of ice several miles long and a foot or more thick. But during several recent winters, all he saw was open water.
As if environmental threats on his own turf weren't enough, Attorney General Bill Lockyer has enlisted California to combat global warming gases from power plants as distant as Kentucky and Florida.
It may have sounded like the understatement of the year when a lawsuit was filed last week against five major U.S. energy companies, alleged to be among the biggest global-warming culprits in the nation, on the legal grounds that they’re causing a “public nuisance.”