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MAP Applauds 15 State Attorneys General for Supporting Manufacturers Against Baseless Lawsuits

Washington, D.C. — In response to fifteen state attorneys general filing an amicus brief in support of manufacturers before Judge William Alsup in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Lindsey de la Torre, executive director of the Manufacturers’ Accountability Project (MAP), released the following statement: “This brief signed by 15 attorneys general ….
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E&E News: 15 states support oil companies in climate cases

Fifteen states want a federal court’s approval to support oil companies in lawsuits by California cities seeking compensation for sea-level rise. The attorneys general from Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming yesterday asked for permission to file an amicus brief supporting defendants in ….
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Inside Sources: Colorado Energy, Manufacturing Industries Push Back on Boulder Climate Change Lawsuit

Divestment is moving inland. Over the last several years, cities on both coasts, including Seattle, Minneapolis, and San Francisco have discussed divesting their city funds from fossil fuels. Some California municipalities and the city of New York have gone even further, starting lawsuits against major energy companies, bringing forth a lawsuit against several major oil ….
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Denver Post: Colorado governments launch legal fight against Suncor and ExxonMobil, say producers should pay for impact of climate change

Colorado communities on Tuesday launched a legal attack on the oil industry, demanding that Suncor Energy and ExxonMobil help pay for impacts of climate change that scientists link to producing and consuming fossil fuels. A lawsuit filed in state court by San Miguel County, Boulder and Boulder County accuses Suncor, the Canadian company that runs ….
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Boulder News: Boulder spearheads lawsuit seeking damages from ExxonMobil, Suncor over climate change impacts

Boulder and San Miguel counties joined the city of Boulder on Tuesday in suing ExxonMobil and Suncor Energy, accusing the giant energy corporations of “reckless actions and damages” in helping to cause global climate change. While nine other coastal governments — eight in California along with New York City — have filed climate lawsuits against fossil fuel ….
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Manufacturers Respond to Boulder Lawsuit

Manufacturers Respond to Boulder Lawsuit Washington, D.C.—The following statement was released by Lindsey de la Torre, executive director of the Manufacturers’ Accountability project (MAP), a Project of the National Association of Manufacturers, in response to reports that Colorado municipalities, including the City of Boulder, are planning to file a climate lawsuit against manufacturers: “Today in ….
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The Bond Buyer: Manufacturer group wants SEC to probe N.Y., San Francisco, other cities over bond documents

The nation’s largest manufacturing association is asking the Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate what the group alleges is wrongdoing committed by seven California municipalities and New York City in their municipal bond offerings. The National Association of Manufacturers announced Thursday that it had sent a March 27 letter to LeeAnn Gaunt, chief of the ….
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