No 2nd Shot For Katrina GHG Suit: Hess, Others To 5th Circ.

Law360, Washington (September 24, 2012, 7:29 PM EDT) -- Hess Corp. and several other oil giants urged the Fifth Circuit on Friday to reaffirm the dismissal of a putative class action alleging their greenhouse gas emissions ultimately strengthened Hurricane Katrina and caused property damage, saying the plaintiffs are attempting a second bite of the apple.

The plaintiffs, a group of Mississippi property owners led by Ned Corner, have twice attempted to sue the oil companies over the alleged connection between the emissions, global warming and Katrina, but claim the suits have been tossed before being...
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