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Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc. v. Board of County Commissioners of Boulder County

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-1550 10th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether federal common law necessarily and exclusively governs claims seeking redress for injuries allegedly caused by the effect of interstate greenhouse-gas emissions on the global climate; and (2) whether a federal district court has jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1331 over claims necessarily and exclusively governed by federal common law but labeled as arising under state law.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 26 2022Application (21A662) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from May 9, 2022 to June 8, 2022, submitted to Justice Gorsuch.
Apr 29 2022Application (21A662) granted by Justice Gorsuch extending the time to file until June 8, 2022.
May 26 2022Application (21A662) to extend further the time from June 8, 2022 to July 8, 2022, submitted to Justice Gorsuch.
Jun 06 2022Application (21A662) denied by Justice Gorsuch.
Jun 08 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due July 11, 2022)
Jun 21 2022Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc., et al.