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Supreme Court Rules That Federal Nuisance Claims Cannot be Based on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

June 20, 2011

In an unanimous decision, the Supreme Court ruled that because greenhouse gas emissions are covered by the Clean Air Act there is no federal common law right to bring a nuisance claim with respect to such emissions.   

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