Ewire: Emails show ‘close’ DOJ, industry 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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