Law360 (June 4, 2020, 4:44 PM EDT) — The kids suing the federal government for endangering their future by failing to curb climate change have told the Ninth Circuit that a Sixth Circuit ruling that Michigan officials must face Flint water crisis claims bolsters their effort to revive their own case.
Counsel for the kids told the appeals court Wednesday that the sister circuit’s decision allowing claims to proceed against government officials in charge at the time of the Flint lead-contaminated drinking water crisis supports their petition to revive their suit and to overturn a panel ruling that the courts simply don’t have the power to fix the policies…
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