The Biggest Energy Rulings Of 2018: Midyear Report
By Keith Goldberg (June 20, 2018, 9:30 PM EDT) -- The first half of 2018 saw courts take a broad view of energy companies' potential liability, whether the matter hinged on climate change, groundwater pollution or even a business partner's bankruptcy. Here are five court decisions that raised energy attorneys' eyebrows.
Judge Breathes New Life Into Federal Climate Torts
When a California federal judge decided that suits by Oakland and San Francisco seeking to hold Big Oil liable for climate change-related infrastructure damage belonged in federal, not state court, he reopened a courtroom door many thought had been slammed shut by the U.S. Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit.
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