Major Company Reverses ESG Credit Rating Practice, A Victory for Texas Efforts Against Improper Political Activism By Financial Companies
In a victory for the State of Texas and consumers nationwide affected by financial companies prioritizing ideological “environmental, social, and corporate governance” (“ESG”) considerations over purely financial factors, S&P Global Ratings announced it would no longer publish new ESG credit indicators or update outstanding ESG credit indicators.
Paxton Pushes Back Against New EPA Regulation Designed to Force the Biden Administration’s Environmental Agenda on States
Attorney General Paxton has joined a West Virginia-led comment letter opposing a new Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) rule that would undercut states’ authority and efforts to properly regulate their own environment.
Attorney General Paxton sent a West Virginia-led comment letter to Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA) Administrator Michael Regan, urging the agency to drop a new rule that directly targets the oil and natural gas industry with crippling regulations.
Paxton Leads Coalition to Push Back Against New EPA Standards That Put American Energy and National Security at Risk
Attorney General Paxton led a multistate coalition that filed a brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit to halt the implementation of radical climate regulations promulgated by the Biden Administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Paxton Expresses Serious Concerns With the EPA’s Proposed Revival of Obama-Era “Environmental Justice” Rule
Attorney General Paxton joined an Oklahoma-led comment letter sent to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan that lays out numerous problems with a new and onerous proposed rule.
Paxton Seeks to Decrease Americans’ Energy Reliance on Communist China by Challenging EPA’s Regulatory Power
Attorney General Paxton joined an Alaska-led multistate letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) pushing back against its arbitrary and unprecedented abuse of authority under section 404(c) of the Clean Water Act.
Paxton Sends Letter to Morningstar and Sustainalytics Concerning Rampant Anti-Israel Bias and Liberal Corporate Activism
Attorney General Paxton signed a multistate letter led by Kentucky and West Virginia and addressed to Morningstar, complaining of the egregious anti-Israel bias of its subsidiary, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) ratings firm Sustainalytics.
Paxton Defeats Biden Administration’s Oil and Gas Leasing Moratorium on Public Lands, Marking Major Win for American Energy
A federal judge in Louisiana sided with Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and 12 other plaintiff states in a Louisiana-led lawsuit, issuing a permanent injunction against the Biden Administration’s illegal moratorium on oil and gas leasing on federal public lands and offshore waters.
Attorney General Paxton joined a West Virginia-led comment letter opposing a proposed SEC rule that would institute new unconstitutional requirements on ESG-related investment advisors and companies.
Paxton Launches Investigation Into Ratings Company’s Use of ESG Factors That Potentially Violate Consumer Fraud and Anti-BDS Laws
Attorney General Paxton joined a Missouri-led multistate investigation into Morningstar, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Sustainalytics, for potential violations of consumer protection and anti-Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) laws.