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Democrat AGs push Ninth Circuit to allow climate change lawsuits

A coalition of 11 attorneys general has filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in support of two California cities that are suing the oil industry over climate change.

According to a California Attorney General’s Office March 20 news release, the coalition is supporting Oakland and San Francisco’s lawsuits in which the cities are attempting to hold petroleum and coal companies such as BP responsible for actions they allege have resulted in sea-level rise among other climate change factors.

Read the source article at Legal Newsline

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