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NY AG's Implosion No Silver Bullet For Exxon Climate Probes

Law360 (May 8, 2018, 6:29 PM EDT) -- The stunning resignation of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman removes a public thorn in the side of ExxonMobil as it grapples with his office's probe of the company's climate change knowledge, but don't expect the Empire State's investigation of the oil giant to go away due to its architect's exit.

Schneiderman, along with Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, launched investigations into whether Exxon lied to investors about what it knew about climate change and its impacts on business. Exxon has fiercely fought the probes, claiming Schneiderman and Healey conspired with environmentalists and like-minded attorneys general to suppress the company's free...

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