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The city of Richmond recently made an unlikely move that got the attention of its largest employer and taxpayer, Chevron. It followed other municipalities and counties across California that have filed lawsuits against oil companies, alleging that the energy giants knowingly contributed to climate change and ...
The Bay Area city of Richmond recently made an unlikely move that got the attention of its largest employer and taxpayer, Chevron. It followed other municipalities and counties across California that have filed lawsuits against oil companies, alleging that the energy giants knowingly contributed to climate ...

Richmond, Calif., became the latest community on Monday to file suit against 29 fossil fuel companies, seeking monetary damages to pay for costs of adapting to ... “As we have said previously, such lawsuits will do nothing to address the serious issue of climate change,” Chevron said in a statement.
The lawsuit filed by the city lists Chevron as the lead defendant, but 28 other oil, gas, and coal companies are listed in the suit as co-defendants. ... Richmond, along with the other cities that have filed lawsuits against the fossil fuel industry, are using the same tactics that were used to hold tobacco ...
Chevron, which operates this oil refinery in Richmond, is one of 29 energy companies accused in a lawsuit of hiding information that fossil fuel use was ... Sea level lawsuits against the oil industry also have been filed by the counties of Santa Cruz, Marin, and San Mateo, and the cities of Santa Cruz and ...
Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin, seen in 2016, is calling for a climate change lawsuit against the nation's oil producers. (Genaro Molina / Los ... Chevron, one of the companies sued by San Francisco, said last fall that the Bay Area lawsuits would not help address climate change. "Should this ...

Chevron Corp., one of the defendants in a batch of climate change nuisance lawsuits by communities in California, contends that the suits are meritless, but just in case the company is deemed liable for carbon pollution, it wants the Norwegian state-owned oil company Statoil to shoulder some of the liability ...
Aera Energy filed the lawsuit in December 2016 in response to the passage of Measure Z. “It didn't uphold the fracking ban,” said ... Chevron, Aera Energy, some small oil companies and royalty owners filed six lawsuits challenging Measure Z shortly after its passage. Wills consolidated the six lawsuits into ...
They intervened in the lawsuit to join Monterey County. ... Two lawsuits – including one by fuel giant Chevron – filed shortly after voters approved Measure Z in November 2016 asked the court to find the measure pre-empted by federal and state laws on oil and gas production, and illegally takes property ...
“Considering the litigation risks for fiduciaries who do not set the stable value fund just right—a task that always looks easier in the hindsight of a lawsuit—a fiduciary may conclude the best option is not to offer a stable value fund at all.” Yet, as noted, fiduciaries have also been sued for not offering a stable ...
He represents Oakland and San Francisco in a lawsuit filed last September demanding that Exxon, Shell, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, and BP pay billions .... In 1996, Washington's attorney general hired Berman's new firm to represent the state in a wave of public health lawsuits against tobacco companies.
... Santa Cruz have filed lawsuits against 29 fossil fuel companies, including ExxonMobil, Chevron, BP, and Shell, holding them responsible for the impacts of climate change, the news site Climate Liability News reported. The new lawsuits join a growing number of California communities that have filed suit ...
Extraction-industry giants Chevron Corp., Exxon Mobil Corp., BP PLC and Shell Oil Co. are among the dozens of companies named. The complaints claim ... The actions are the latest in a salvo of lawsuits filed in recent months by San Francisco, Oakland and San Mateo County. But the Santa Cruz suits go ...
Canada's National Indigenous Federation Backs Ecuadorian Amazon Communities in Lawsuit to Hold Chevron Accountable for Environmental Damage ... 06 /CSRwire/ -In a setback to Chevron's campaign to evade a $9.5 billion liability owed to rainforest communities, the national indigenous federations ...
... million as well as the cost of the legal action. The Federal Government had also sued Chevron, Total and Agip, in similar circumstances.
Last January, Donato dismissed claims to hold Chevron, which paid $27 million to settle the SEC's 2007 lawsuit over the illegal oil sales, liable ...
According to the lawsuit, Paul worked for the defendants and was exposed to benzene. As a result, he developed leukemia and died on Aug.

HOUSTON – A settlement has been reached in Chevron USA Inc.'s lawsuit against Ronald Guajardo in which the company had alleged the ...
Ecuador's highest court ordered Chevron-Texaco in 2013 to pay the $9.5 ... Since 1993, when the class-action lawsuit against Chevron-Texaco ...
Perry and Fraser filed suit against Chevron in San Francisco federal court ... Nor are they part of a larger firm that can financially back a lawsuit ...
The three lawsuits Texas filed against alleged price gougers took on ... and the Bains Brothers, owners of Huffines Texaco in Carrollton.
"We are not going to frivolously or unadvisedly enter into any legal action with ... It also can take many weeks before a lawsuit is filed. "The attorney general filing three lawsuits within the first two weeks was pretty quick," McElvaney said. ... against the Bains Brothers, owners of Huffines Texaco in Carrollton.
The lawsuit, filed in 1993 on behalf of 30,000 Ecuadorians, took until late 2013 when the courts in Ecuador awarded the Indigenous plaintiffs ...
However, Chevron filed suit against the plaintiffs and their legal ... Meanwhile, in 2012, the Ecuadorian plaintiffs filed a lawsuit against Chevron Canada in ... series of lawsuits in several countries where Chevron has assets.
Oil Majors Face Lawsuits on Climate Change Issues ... The cities have taken legal action against Chevron Corp. ... opposite sides of San Francisco Bay, and the lawsuit claims that the region's water level is already on the rise.
Each lawsuit seeks a court order requiring the five oil and gas ... filed similar lawsuits against 37 oil and coal companies, including Chevron, ...
Successful lawsuits cost the tobacco industry hundreds of billions. We asked experts about the likelihood of energy giants meeting the same ...
A lawsuit filed by about 150 families claims that by damming two nearby ... Chevron Phillips did not respond to repeated requests for comment.
Ecuador will open a new lawsuit in Canada against the multinational oil ... of Sucumbios to study the contamination left by the oil giant Texaco, ...
Vice spoke to Berman about a lawsuit demanding five of the most powerful oil companies in the world pay for causing climate change. ... Berman, the managing partner of Hagens Berman, is one of the attorneys representing San Francisco and Oakland in two lawsuits filed against BP, Chevron, Exxon, ...
White versus Chevron is a much different story, and with a much shorter litigation history. Chevron's plan is also big, with $19 billion in assets. Participants filed suit in February 2016 in a California district court alleging, among other things, that Chevron's fiduciaries violated the IPS by failing to switch its only ...
Tennessee's 2015 lawsuit claimed Chevron used gas tax revenue over three decades to cover leaks and spills at 100-plus Tennessee gas ...
Chevron logged a 54% jump in third-quarter profits on Friday as oil and ... Oakland filed lawsuits demanding that Exxon, Chevron and other oil ...
Chevron said Thursday that it was temporarily halting drilling in the ... with legal action if they conduct business with the government there.
Rocky Mountain Power announced Friday that it had settled a lawsuit with oil giant Chevron related to two spills that poured tens of thousands ...
The San Francisco lawsuit alleges that leading oil companies for ... Exxon,BP and ConocoPhillips did not provide comments in response to the California lawsuits. Chevron, which is based in San Ramon, California, said it ...
Louisiana's Plaquemines Parish is pursuing 21 different lawsuits against Big Oil for damage to the state's wetlands, which is ... Chevron is the defendant in 19 of the 21 cases. California itself is no stranger to such legal action.
AUSTIN, Texas -- The first lawsuits have been filed against gasoline retailers ... is Bains Brothers LLC, Dallas, which owns three Texaco-branded sites in the ... According to the attorney general's lawsuit, the retailer was selling ...
Five legacy lawsuits alleging that oil and gas companies damaged ... Chevron is a defendant in 19 of the 21 suits, including the two that are set ...
The lawsuits by two of California's largest cities add to an emerging legal strategy to ... A 2008 lawsuit by an Alaska village, for example, was dismissed ... Chevron said it welcomes opportunities to fight climate change, but the ...
The Texas Attorney General has filed a lawsuit against the owners of an ... Bains Brothers Petroleum, owners of Texaco-branded gas stations in ...
Tuesday, WFAA learned the Attorney General filed suit against Bains ... “Chevron does not condone unlawful price gouging, which goes directly ... According to the lawsuit, the state could seek civil penalties in the tens of ...
In the lawsuit, filed Friday in Davidson County Chancery Court, Attorney General Herbert Slatery asks a judge to hold Chevron and three ...
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed several lawsuits against Texas ... The Bains Brothers, who own Texaco-branded gas station in Arlington, ... The lawsuit alleges the Bains Brothers stations “engaged in unlawful ...
Federal records show that Valero, API, Chevron and Phillips 66 ... In recent years, Valero, Exxon, Chevron and Shell settled lawsuits with ...
The lawsuit asserts that the companies collectively generated roughly ... The lawsuits, filed in California courts in July, named some of the biggest fossil fuel companies in the world, including Chevron, ExxonMobil and Shell.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said it had asked Scotland's public prosecutor to consider taking legal action against Texaco for the ...
The lawsuits were filed last month by the counties of San Mateo and Marin in Northern California ... The lawsuits link these emissions to global climate change and rising sea levels, which they ... XOM, +0.52% , Chevron Corp.
Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) says its recent emergence from bankruptcy should shield it from lawsuits brought by coastal California ...
The “Vengeance Phase” of Chevron's RICO Strategy: Human Rights ... The claim is being made in the Chevron RICO case, the oil company's abusive “SLAPP” lawsuit ... I am also part of the team battling Chevron and have written about .... The lawsuits will start against everyone who said things, you get it?


 

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