Federal judge sends Delaware climate nuisance suit back to state court

January 6, 2022
A federal district judge is siding with Delaware that its climate nuisance suit against oil majors belongs in state court where it was originally filed, rather than federal court where industry sought to have it removed, siding with most other courts so far in key jurisdictional battles in a raft of similar cases. The Jan. 5 holding in Delaware, ex rel., v. BP America Inc., et al ., will be appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd...

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