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Currents: Energy Industry Insights – June 2018 #3

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Judge Boots the Global Warming Cases of San Francisco and Oakland Against Oil Companies

Global Warming Public Nuisance Actions Will Stay In Federal Court

Chevron Announces 7.2 Billion Dollar Quarterly Profit

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California rejected motions filed by the cities of Oakland and San Francisco to remand two global warming public nuisance lawsuits filed by the cities in state court against several large energy companies.

Waste Fuels Energy Production In Incinerator Plant

A U.S. District Court judge has halted Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s latest effort to suspend the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Waste Prevention Rule. The judge issued a preliminary injunction last night in response to legal challenges brought by the states of California and New Mexico, and by EDF and a coalition of conservation and tribal citizen… Keep reading →

Trucks with TRU waste

On May 4, 2016, the Environmental Integrity Project, National Resources Defense Council, Earthworks; Center for Health, Environment and Justice; and three other environmental groups filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia