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Fossil Fuel Firms Seek To Move Climate Nuisance Suits To Federal Court

September 01, 2017
Fossil fuel producers are seeking to transfer a set of climate change nuisance cases filed by three California municipalities from state court to a federal district court, arguing that plaintiffs are challenging a host of federal decisions to enable production of coal, oil and natural gas for a range of purposes. Chevron Corp., on behalf of a host of fossil fuel firms listed as defendants in the suits, filed a series of Aug. 24 notices that seek to transfer the...


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