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Despite Setbacks, Climate Nuisance Suit Backers Eye Long-Term Success

October 10, 2018
Local and state governments appear largely undeterred in their campaign to bring climate change nuisance suits against major oil and gas producers, despite early setbacks such as a pair of adverse federal court rulings and increased opposition to the effort from industry and Republican officials. Proponents have adopted a long game and intend to stick with their strategy -- including filing additional claims after the district court dismissals -- for the foreseeable future, according to one source following the suits...

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