Environmentalists Face Standing Test In Exxon Appeal Of Landmark Penalty

October 15, 2021
Environmentalists are defending their standing to sue oil company ExxonMobil over the firm’s violations of Clean Air Act emissions limits from its Baytown, TX, refinery in a further appeal brought by the company over its largest-ever Clean Air Act penalty in a citizen enforcement suit. In a brief filed late last week, the environmentalists defended the district court’s finding that they have standing to sue while pushing back on the company and other industry groups’ claims that they lack standing...

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