CLF Files New Climate Suits Against Oil Companies After 1st Circuit Win

July 8, 2021
The Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) has filed new climate adaptation lawsuits against Gulf Oil and Shell Oil days after an appellate court determined the group could proceed with a similar suit against ExxonMobil seeking bolstered water and waste permit provisions to account for climate change risks. The new suits, both in U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, say the oil companies’ bulk fuel storage terminals in New Haven are in a flood zone and are a hazard due...

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