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Loose Change: DOJ, industry had ‘close’ relationship in nuisance suits

January 13, 2020
The Justice Department (DOJ) and major oil companies reportedly had an “unapologetically close” relationship as they tried to fend off a series of climate nuisance cases brought by local governments over the sector’s role in causing climate change-related damages such as sea level rise. The dynamic comes from a series of 2018 emails recently obtained by an environmental group and shared with Inside Climate News . The emails span from February 2018, just a few months after the litigation...

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