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Board of County Commissioners of Boulder County v. Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc.

ELR Case

The Tenth Circuit affirmed a district court ruling that remanded to state court a climate change lawsuit against oil companies for contributing to global warming-related damage in Colorado. Three local government entities argued before...

San Mateo v. Chevron Corp.

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The Ninth Circuit affirmed in part a district court ruling granting California counties' and cities' motions to remand to state court a lawsuit against oil companies alleging nuisance and other causes of action arising from the role of...

Mayor and City Council of Baltimore v. BP P.L.C.

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The Fourth Circuit upheld a district court order that remanded to state court the city of Baltimore's climate change case against oil companies. The city alleged it sustained climate change-related injuries, including an increase in sea...

Barton v. Meddock

ELR Case

A district court remanded to state court landowners' claims for damages caused by defendants' alleged disposal of hazardous materials on their property. The landowners originally filed the suit in state court, but the defendants...