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District of Columbia Sues 4 Oil Majors for Misleading Consumers on Climate Change

The attorney general for the District of Columbia on Thursday filed a lawsuit against Exxon Mobil Corp, BP Plc, Chevron Corp, and Royal Dutch Shell Plc for “systematically and intentionally misleading” consumers about the role their products play in causing …

As Storm Forms in Gulf of Mexico, U.S. Oil Producers Shut Offshore Output

U.S. oil prices have climbed 3% as more major oil producers shut production and withdrew staff from offshore platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, as a storm threatened oil-producing areas. Anadarko Petroleum Corp., the third largest producer in the …

California Jury Rules Chevron Must Pay $21M for Cancer Claims

A Northern California jury ordered Chevron Corp. to pay the families of two brothers who died of cancer a combined $21.4 million after concluding the company failed to properly warn the men about the dangers of a toxic solvent they …

Baltimore Lawsuit Blames Oil and Gas Companies for Climate Change

The city of Baltimore filed a lawsuit on Friday against 26 oil and gas companies and entities, including BP Plc, Chevron Corp and Exxon Mobil Corp, for knowingly contributing to what the city called the catastrophic consequences of climate change. …

New York’s Global Warming Suit Against Oil Companies Tossed

A U.S. judge threw out New York’s lawsuit seeking to hold five of the world’s biggest oil companies financially responsible for contributing to climate change. U.S. District Judge John Keenan dismissed the city’s claims against Exxon Mobil Corp., Chevron Corp., …

Oil Companies Ask to Throw Out New York’s Climate Change Lawsuit

A group of the world’s biggest oil companies asked a judge to throw out New York City’s lawsuit seeking to hold them responsible for costs related to climate change. ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil Corp. and Chevron Corp. argued in a hearing …

Oil Companies Ask Judge to Kill NYC’s Global Warming Lawsuit

Five of the world’s biggest oil companies asked a judge to throw out New York City’s lawsuit seeking to hold them responsible for costs related to the environmental changes caused by their products. BP Plc, Chevron Corp., ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil …

New York Sues Fossil Fuel Majors, Plans Divestment from Pension Funds

New York City announced on Wednesday that it filed a multibillion dollar lawsuit against five top oil companies, citing their “contributions to global warming,” as it said it would divest fossil fuel investments from its $189 billion public pension funds …

2 Northern California Cities Are Suing Big Oil Firms Over Climate Change

California cities San Francisco and Oakland filed separate lawsuits against five oil companies on Wednesday seeking billions of dollars to protect against rising sea levels they blamed on climate change, according to public documents. The lawsuits, filed in state courts …

Chevron Spending $20M to Protect Workers in Wake of California Fire

Chevron Corp. and state regulators have reached a settlement related to a 2012 fire at its Richmond refinery that will require the company to spend about $20 million on safety improvements, officials announced this week. The agreement requires Chevron to …