Oil Industry Increasingly Pressing State Courts To Dismiss Climate Suits

July 17, 2023
Oil majors are increasingly pressing state courts to dismiss climate change nuisance cases brought by state and local governments after the Supreme Court rejected the companies’ efforts to remove the suits to federal courts, with the most recent dismissal motion coming in a suit brought by Hoboken, NJ. In a July 7 brief in support of that motion in City of Hoboken v. ExxonMobil Corp., et al., in New Jersey Superior Court, the industry lays out a host of...

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