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Judge boots global warming cases of San Francisco, Oakland against oil industry

By John O'Brien | Jun 26, 2018

A California federal judge has rejected the efforts of municipal officials who teamed with private lawyers to seek to hold the energy industry liable for the alleged future effects of climate change.

BP, others file for dismissal in climate change case

By Robert Davis | Mar 28, 2018

BP, along with four other oil companies, on March 20 filed a motion to dismiss a case in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District Court of California, claiming that the people of the state of California, the plaintiff, has failed to state a claim of relief required under federal law.

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Exxon prepares to sue Calif. cities, says they contradict themselves on climate change

By John O'Brien | Jan 10, 2018

FORT WORTH, Texas (Legal Newsline) - Some government officials in California are hypocrites pushing a political agenda that involves using private lawyers to sue and demonize ExxonMobil, the company is now arguing in a Texas state court.

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