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Manufacturers: Petition Exposes Bad Faith Behind California Climate Lawsuits

Manufacturers: Petition Exposes Bad Faith Behind California Climate Lawsuits NAM’s Kelly: Integrity of CA Lawsuits “is highly questionable” Washington, DC – The following statement was released by Linda Kelly, senior vice president and general counsel of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and lead on the NAM’s Manufacturers’ Accountability Project (MAP), in response to newly-exposed ….
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Albuquerque Journal Op-Ed: NM energy industry under attack

New Mexico’s vibrant energy sector, which helped lead the state’s economic recovery, is facing a new threat. Despite being a critical source of jobs and providing millions of dollars of revenue for the state’s schools, the energy industry is being challenged, not only through regulation, but through little-known lawsuits funded by deep-pocketed special-interest groups aimed ….
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Richmond Times-Dispatch Op-Ed: Virginia must stand up to assaults on manufacturing workers

Manufacturing is essential to America’s economic security and prosperity. Manufacturing jobs generally pay more than those in other sectors, enabling families to enjoy a good quality of life and access to new economic opportunities. Unfortunately, manufacturing, particularly in the energy sector, is under assault by strident activists and grandstanding politicians. If they are not stopped, ….
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The Daily Caller Op-Ed: Tom Steyer Appears To Be Paying Politicians To Harass Energy Companies

Is Tom Steyer paying off Democrat politicians to go after fossil fuel companies? It doesn’t not seem that way. Steyer, the billionaire hedge fund manager, green activist, Democrat Party gadfly and financier of a $10 million effort to impeach President Trump, appears to at least be following closely developments in a variety of state-level efforts to sue ….
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The Washington Times Op-Ed: Energy producers’ uphill battle against wealthy environmentalists

American manufacturing has been undergoing a tough transition for decades. Import competition and currency manipulation by other countries as well as regulatory excess at home have all taken a toll in many sectors of manufacturing. Just as manufacturing in America appears to be coming back, it faces a formidable new threat: a cabal of activists, ….
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The Hill Op-ed: Activist litigation against manufacturers has gone too far

Linda Kelly, National Association of Manufacturers’ Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, wrote an op-ed featured in The Hill addressing an unfortunate reality that has surfaced in courts nationwide at the expense of manufacturers: plaintiffs’ attorneys are pushing the boundaries of tort law and – specifically – stretching the definition of a legal concept called ….
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The Daily Caller: Businesses Are Fighting Back Against Environmentalists Using Courts To Club Industry

The National Association of Manufactures (NAM) quietly announced its initiative, the Manufacturers’ Accountability Project, last month. The project is the first of its kind attempted by any industry trade group. NAM’s project is compiling information on activists, public officials and trial lawyers, then revealing the connections and “highlight the concerted, coordinated campaign” being waged against certain businesses in the name ….
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Washington Examiner: Manufacturers push back against environmentalists’ climate court strategy

Manufacturers are pushing back against a growing array of climate change and other lawsuits brought by environmentalists and state attorneys general, saying that the activists are blaming business for activities that could go back as long as a century. The effort is the first by the National Association of Manufacturers, the large national trade group ….
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Manufacturers Push Back as State AGs Target Energy Companies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 30, 2017     Manufacturers Push Back as State AGs Target Energy Companies NAM’s Kelly: This Expensive Taxpayer-Funded Litigation Has No Place in Court System Washington, DC – The following statement was released by Linda Kelly, senior vice president and general counsel of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and lead ….
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Energy & Environment News: NAM campaign aims to fight lawsuits against energy companies

Spurred by lawsuits against energy companies over climate change, the National Association of Manufacturers today launched a campaign to fight what it calls “activist litigation.” The campaign of the Manufacturers’ Center for Legal Action — NAM’s legal arm — will consist mostly of a website, which will feature commentary, social media resources and other information. ….
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