From Climate Extra

High Court Backs Oil Industry On Scope Of Climate Suit Appeals

May 17, 2021
The Supreme Court is backing oil industry arguments on the scope of its appeals challenging a slew of federal district court rulings in climate nuisance suits filed by local and state governments, a decision that likely makes it easier for the industry to keep such suits in federal courts that they view as a favorable venue. In a 7-1 decision issued May 17 in BP PLC, et al. v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore , the justices held that...

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