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Environmental & Energy,
Class Action

Feb. 14, 2024

Turning up the heat for California’s class action climate

Businesses that fail to comply with new disclosure laws may face lawsuits from consumers who allege that they have been misled by false or unsubstantiated claims about their environmental performance or impact.

Companies have for years faced lawsuits over their representations describing efforts to be more environmentally friendly. The state of California’s three new climate disclosure laws – establishing reporting requirements for companies doing business in California – heighten the risk not only of state enforcement but of accompanying class action litigation. This alert describes the nature of the new potential class action claims on the horizon and how companies can gua...

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