List of environmental lawsuits


List of environmental lawsuits

This is a list of environmental lawsuits.

*Amchem Products Inc. v. British Columbia Worker's Compensation Board -- Supreme Court of Canada -- 1993
*Anderson v. Cryovac
*Arizona v. California -- Supreme Court of the United States -- 1931, 1934, 1936, 1963, 1964, 1968, 1979, 1983, 1984, 2000 and 2006
*Burford v. Sun Oil Co. -- Supreme Court of the United States -- 1943
*C&A Carbone, Inc. v. Town of Clarkstown, New York -- Supreme Court of the United States -- 1994
*Chevron U.S.A., Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. -- Supreme Court of the United States -- 1984
*Citizens to Preserve Overton Park v. Volpe -- Supreme Court of the United States -- 1971
*City of Philadelphia v. New Jersey -- Supreme Court of the United States -- 1978
*Colorado River Water Conservation District v. United States -- Supreme Court of the United States -- 1976
*Commonwealth v Tasmania -- High Court of Australia -- 1983
*Department of Transportation v. Public Citizen -- Supreme Court of the United States -- 2004
*Duke Power Co. v. Carolina Environmental Study Group -- Supreme Court of the United States -- 1978
*Friends of the Earth, Inc. v. Laidlaw Environmental Services, Inc. -- Supreme Court of the United States -- 2000
*Gade v. National Solid Wastes Management Association -- Supreme Court of the United States -- 1992
*Kivalina v. ExxonMobil Corp., Et al. -- United States federal courts -- ongoing
*Lujan v. Defenders of Wildlife -- Supreme Court of the United States -- 1992
*M. C. Mehta v. Kamal Nath -- Supreme Court of India -- 1997
*Maine v. Taylor -- Supreme Court of the United States -- 1986
*Massachusetts v. Environmental Protection Agency -- Supreme Court of the United States -- 2007
*McDonald's Restaurants v Morris & Steel -- European Court of Human Rights -- 2005
*McWaters v. FEMA -- United States district court -- 2006
*Monsanto Canada Inc. v. Schmeiser -- Supreme Court of Canada -- 2004
*Morrison v. Olson -- Supreme Court of the United States -- 1998
*Nulyarimma v Thompson -- Federal Court of Australia -- 1999
*Oregon Waste Systems, Inc. v. Department of Environmental Quality of Oregon -- Supreme Court of the United States -- 1994
*R. v. Crown Zellerbach Canada Ltd. -- Supreme Court of Canada -- 1988
*R. v. Hydro-Québec -- Supreme Court of Canada -- 1997
*Rapanos v. United States -- Supreme Court of the United States -- 2006
*Rylands v. Fletcher -- British House of Lords -- 1868
*S. D. Warren Co. v. Maine Board of Environmental Protection -- Supreme Court of the United States -- 2006
*Sierra Club v. Morton -- Supreme Court of the United States -- 1972
*Tennessee Valley Authority v. Hill -- Supreme Court of the United States -- 1978
*United States v. Louisiana (1965) -- Supreme Court of the United States -- 1965
*United States v. SCRAP -- Supreme Court of the United States -- 1973
*Whitman v. American Trucking Associations, Inc. -- Supreme Court of the United States -- 2001
*Wyoming v. Colorado -- Supreme Court of the United States -- 1992

ee also

Environment courts

*Environment Court of New Zealand
*ICEAC (International Court of Environmental Arbitration and Conciliation)
*Land and Environment Court of New South Wales
*Livability Court

Other related topics

*Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) (in New England in the US)
*DuPont and C-8
*Environmental crime
*Environmental criminology
*Environmental justice
*Environmental law
*List of environmental agreements
*List of environmental law reviews and journals
*Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry
*Royal Dutch Shell environmental issues
*San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E)
*Toxic tort


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