Attorney General Paxton joined an Indiana-led amicus brief before the United States Supreme Court asking the Court to review a lower court’s decision that “threaten[s] regulatory chaos [and] undermines the coequal sovereignty of each State to regulate emissions within their respective borders,” according to the brief.  

The Court of Appeals’ ruling, which the Supreme Court has the power to overturn, “threatens to let a single State’s judiciary set climate-change policy for other States. If replicated in other similar lawsuits . . . it threatens to subject energy companies . . . to multiple vague and conflicting rules governing the extraction, production, and promotion of fossil fuels . . . .”  

The case is Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc., et al. v. Board of County Commissioners of Boulder County, et al., (No. 21-1550.  

Read the amicus brief here