Exxon Says DOJ Standing Claims Merit Rehearing Of Landmark Citizen Suit

January 31, 2023
ExxonMobil Corp. is countering the Justice Department’s (DOJ) push for a federal appeals court to reject the company’s bid for en banc rehearing of a landmark citizen enforcement case, saying DOJ’s novel “forward-looking” standing argument merely reinforces the need for review. In a Jan. 30 reply to DOJ’s Jan. 17 amicus brief, Exxon says the federal government’s argument is contrary to both the majority and minority opinions in Environment Texas Citizen Lobby, Inc. v. ExxonMobil Corp . and...

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