Judge Grants Exxon Motion To Stay CLF’s Novel CWA Climate Change Case

March 24, 2020
In a potential setback for environmentalists, a federal district court judge has put on hold their novel litigation challenging the lack of climate change considerations in a Clean Water Act (CWA) discharge permit for an ExxonMobil oil terminal, finding it is appropriate to wait until EPA finalizes a renewed permit for the facility next year. Judge Mark Wolf of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts says in a March 21 order in Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) v....

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