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Major Obama officials back cities’ climate nuisance suit

March 22, 2019
High-profile Obama administration officials -- including former White House Chief of Staff John Podesta, former EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and former Secretary of State John Kerry -- are backing Oakland and San Francisco in their climate nuisance suit against major oil companies. The cities are appealing a district court’s dismissal of the case after the judge held that it could not be heard in state court, where it was filed, and that the claims were preempted by the Clean Air...

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