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No. 05-1120
Title:
Massachusetts, et al., Petitioners
v.
Environmental Protection Agency, et al.
Docketed:March 7, 2006
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  Case Nos.:(03-1361)
  Decision Date:July 15, 2005
  Rehearing Denied:December 2, 2005
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Mar 2 2006 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 6, 2006)
Mar 29 2006 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including May 8, 2006, for all respondents.
Apr 5 2006 Brief of respondents Michigan, et al. in opposition filed.
May 5 2006 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including May 15, 2006, for all respondents.
May 8 2006 Brief of respondent Utility Air Regulatory Group in opposition filed.
May 12 2006 Waiver of right of respondent CO2 Litigation Group to respond filed.
May 15 2006 Brief of Federal Respondent in opposition filed.
May 15 2006 Brief amici curiae of Alaska Inter-Tribal Council, et al. filed.
May 15 2006 Brief amici curiae of Climate Scientists David Battisti, et al. filed.
May 15 2006 Brief amici curiae of U.S. Conference of Mayors, et al. filed.
May 24 2006 Reply of petitioners Massachusetts, et al. filed. (Distributed)
May 30 2006 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 15, 2006.
Jun 19 2006 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 22, 2006.
Jun 26 2006 Petition GRANTED.
Jul 3 2006 Extension of time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioners' brief on the merits to and including August 31, 2006.
Aug 15 2006 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party received from counsel for Vehicle Intervenor Coalition, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, et al.
Aug 22 2006 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party received from counsel for respondent CO2 Litigation Group.
Aug 22 2006 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party received from counsel for respondent Utility Air Regulatory Group
Aug 22 2006 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party received from Intervenor-Respondents Michigan, et al.
Aug 22 2006 Consent to the filing of amicus briefs in support of either party received from counsel for the petitioners.
Aug 30 2006 Brief amici curiae of Climate Scientists David Battisti, et al. filed.
Aug 30 2006 Joint appendix filed.
Aug 31 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Entergy Corporation filed.
Aug 31 2006 Brief amici curiae of Alaska Inter-Tribal Council, et al. filed.
Aug 31 2006 Brief amici curiae of U.S. Conference of Mayors, et al. filed.
Aug 31 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Wildlife Conservation Interests filed.
Aug 31 2006 Brief amici curiae of Former EPA Administrators, Carol M. Browner, et al. filed.
Aug 31 2006 Brief amici curiae of North Coast Rivers Alliance, et al. filed.
Aug 31 2006 Brief amici curiae of Arizona, Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, and Wisconsin filed.
Aug 31 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Aspen Skiing Company filed.
Aug 31 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Calpine Corporation filed.
Aug 31 2006 Brief of petitioners Massachusetts, et al. filed.
Aug 31 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Delaware filed.
Aug 31 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Ocean and Coastal Conservation Interests filed.
Aug 31 2006 Brief amici curiae of National Council of the Curches of Christ in the U.S.A., et al. filed.
Aug 31 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Madeline K. Albright filed.
Sep 27 2006 Extension of time within which to file respondents' brief or briefs on the merits to and including October 24, 2006.
Sep 29 2006 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Wednesday, November 29,2006.
Sep 30 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Jerome B. Carr, Ph.D. filed.
Oct 4 2006 CIRCULATED.
Oct 12 2006 Record received from U.S.C.A. for the Disrict of Columbia Circuit. (1 box)
Oct 20 2006 Brief of respondents Michigan, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 23 2006 Brief amici curiae of Climatologists and Scientists filed. (Distributed)
Oct 24 2006 Brief of respondents Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 24 2006 Brief of Federal Respondent filed. (Distributed)
Oct 24 2006 Brief amicus curiae of William H. Taft, IV filed. (Distributed).
Oct 24 2006 Brief of respondent Utility Air Regulatory Group filed. (Distributed)
Oct 24 2006 Brief amici curiae of Robert H. Bork, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 24 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Union for Jobs and the Environment filed. (Distributed)
Oct 24 2006 Brief amici curiae of Cato Institute, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 24 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Washington Legal Foundation filed. (Distributed)
Oct 24 2006 Brief amicus curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation filed. (Distributed)
Oct 24 2006 Brief of respondent CO2 Litigation Group filed. (Distributed).
Oct 24 2006 Brief amici curiae of William J. Baumol, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 24 2006 Brief amici curiae of Ernest L. Daman, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Nov 3 2006 Application (06A473) to file a reply brief on the merits in excess of page limits, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Nov 7 2006 Application (06A473) to file in excess of page limits granted by The Chief Justice. The reply brief may not exceed 30 pages.
Nov 7 2006 Motion for divided argument filed by respondents Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, et al.
Nov 8 2006 Nine copies of Petitioners' Standing Appendix, Vol.I and Vol. II, as filed in USCA for DC Circuit, received from counsel for the petitioners. (Distributed). Nine additional copies received 11/15/06.
Nov 9 2006 Response of respondents to Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers motion for divided argument.
Nov 13 2006 Motion for divided argument filed by respondents Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, et al., DENIED.
Nov 13 2006 Record received from U.S. Dept.of Justice of the the Solicitor General. (1 box)
Nov 15 2006 Reply of petitioners Massachusetts, et al. filed. (Distributed).
Nov 29 2006 Argued. For petitioners: James R. Milkey, Assistant Attorney General, Boston, Mass. For respondents: Gregory G. Garre, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
Apr 2 2007 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Stevens, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Kennedy, Souter, Ginsburg, and Breyer, JJ., joined. Roberts. C. J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Scalia, Thomas, and Alito, JJ., joined. Scalia, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Roberts, C. J., and Thomas and Alito, JJ., joined.
May 4 2007 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
Jul 27 2007 Record returned to the Solicitor General's office.
Oct 30 2007 Record returned to U.S.C.A for District of Columbia Circuit.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioners:
James R. Milkey One Ashburton Place (617) 727-2200
    Counsel of Record18th Floor
Boston, MA  02108
Party name: Massachusetts, et al.
Attorneys for Respondents:
Thomas L. Casey Solicitor General(517) 373-1124
    Counsel of Record Office of the Attorney General
P.O. Box 30212
Lansing, MI  48909
Party name: Michigan
 
Paul D. Clement Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
    Counsel of Record United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: Environmental Protection Agency, et al.
 
Norman W. Fichthorn Hunton & Williams LLP(202) 955-1500
    Counsel of Record1900 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006
Party name: Utility Air Regulatory Group
 
Russell S. Frye FryeLaw PLLC(202) 572-8267
    Counsel of Record1101 30th St., NW
Suite 220
Washington, DC  20007-3769
Party name: CO2 Litigation Group
 
Theodore B. Olson Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP(202) 955-8500
    Counsel of Record1050 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
TOlson@gibsondunn.com
Party name: Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, et al.
Other:
Albert Auburn 277 Linden Street(781) 235-0400
Wellesley, MA  02482
Party name: Jerome B. Carr, Ph.D.
 
Richard E Ayres Ayres Law Group(202) 452-9200
1615 L Street, NW
Suite 1350
Washington, DC  20036
Party name: Calpine Corporation
 
Timothy S. Bishop Mayer Brown LLP(312) 782-0600
71 South Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL  60606-4637
tbishop@mayerbrown.com
Party name: William J. Baumol, et al.
 
Carl C. Danberg Attorney General of Delaware(302) 577-8400
Department of Justice
820 N. French Street
Wilmington, DE
Party name: Delaware
 
Timothy J. Dowling Community Rights Cousnel(202) 296-6889
1301 Connecticut Ave, NW
Suite 502
Washington, DC  20036
Party name: U.S. Conference of Mayors, et al.
 
Gregory G. Garre Deputy Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530-0001
Party name: Massachusetts, et al. v. Environmental Protection Agency, et al.
 
M. Reed Hopper Pacific Legal Foundation(916) 419-7111
3900 Lennane Drive
Suite 200
Sacramento, CA  95834
Party name: Pacific Legal Foundation
 
Paul D. Kamenar Washington Legal Foundation(202) 588-0302
2009 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20036
Party name: Washington Legal Foundation
 
Martin S. Kaufman Atlantic Legal Foundation(914) 834-3322
2039 Palmer Avenue
Larchmont, NY  10538
Party name: Ernest L. Daman, et al.
 
Sam Kazman Competitive Enterprise Institute(202) 331-2265
1001 Conncecticut Ave., NW #1250
Washington, DC  20036
Party name: Climatologists and Scientists
 
John F. Kostyack National Wildlife Federation(202) 797-6800
1400 16th Street, N.W.
Suite 501
Washington, DC  20036
Party name: Wildlife Conservation Interests
 
Fran M. Layton Shute Mihaly & Weinberger LLP(415) 552-7272
396 Hayes Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
Party name: National Council of the Curches of Christ in the U.S.A., et al.
 
Timothy Lynch Cato Institute(202) 842-0200
1000 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC  20001
Party name: Cato Institute, et al.
 
Robert B. McKinstry Jr. Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP(215) 665-8500
1735 Market Street, 51st Floor
Philadelphia, PA  19103
Party name: Climate Scientists David Battisti, et al.
 
Patrick A. Parenteau Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic(802) 831-1305
Vermont Law School
P.O.Box 300
South Royalton, VT  05068
Party name: Ocean and Coastal Conservation Interests
 
Edward T. Ramey Issacson Rosenbaum PC(303) 292-5656
633 17th Street Suite 2200
Denver, CO  80202
Party name: Aspen Skiing Company
 
Frances M. Raskin Trustees for Alaska(907)-276-4244
1026 W. Fourth Avenue
Anchorage, AK  99501
Party name: Alaska Inter-Tribal Council, et al.
 
Arnold M. Reitze Jr. George Washington University Law School(202) 994-6908
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC  20052
Party name: William H. Taft, IV
 
David B. Rivkin Jr. Baker & Hostetler(202) 861-1731
Washington Square, Suite 1100
1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC  20036
Party name: Robert H. Bork, et al.
 
Scott H. Segal Bracewell & Giuliani(202)-828-5845
2000 K Street, NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC  20006
Party name: Union for Jobs and the Environment
 
Deborah A. Sivas Stanford Law School(650)-723-0325
Environmental Law School
Crown Quadrangle
559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA  94305-8610
Party name: Former EPA Administrators, Carol M. Browner, et al.
 
Kathleen M. Sullivan Stanford Constitutional Law Center(650) 725-9875
Stanford Law School
559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA  94305-8610
Party name: Madeline K. Albright
 
Stephan C. Volker Law Offices of Stephan C. Volker5104960600
438 14th Street. Suite 1300
Oakland, CA  94612
Party name: North Coast Rivers Alliance, et al.
 
Amy J. Wildermuth University of Utah(801) 581-6833
S.J. Quinney College of Law
332 South 1400 East
Room 101
Salt Lake City, UT  84112-0730
Party name: Arizona, Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, and Wisconsin
 
Elise N. Zoli Goodwin Proctor LLP(617) 570-1000
53 State Street
Boston, MA  02109
Party name: Entergy Corporation
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