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Supreme Court remands Baltimore’s suit against Big Oil to 4th Circuit (access required)

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday revived Big Oil’s bid to have Baltimore’s climate change lawsuit against about two dozen fossil fuel companies litigated in federal rather than state court. In a 7-1 decision, the justices ruled that the 4th U.S. ...

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Baltimore, Big Oil wage Supreme Court battle over climate change lawsuit (access required)

An attorney for about two dozen fossil fuel companies urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to have Baltimore’s climate change lawsuit against Big Oil litigated in federal rather than state court. Kannon K. Shanmugam pressed the justices to rule ...

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Government groups back Baltimore’s high court fight against Big Oil (access required)

Groups representing state and local governments are supporting Baltimore in its U.S. Supreme Court fight to ensure the city’s climate change lawsuit against Big Oil is heard in state rather the federal court. In a brief filed with the justices ...

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Baltimore’s claim against Big Oil should be in U.S. court, businesses say (access required)

Baltimore’s climate change lawsuit against Big Oil should be heard in federal rather than state court, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce told the U.S. Supreme Court this week in expressing support for the fossil fuel companies’ appeal. In papers filed ...

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Justices will hear Big Oil’s bid to move Baltimore suit to U.S. court (access required)

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear Big Oil’s bid to have Baltimore’s climate change lawsuit against the fossil fuel companies litigated in federal rather than state court. In an order Friday, the justices said they will review the companies’ argument ...

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Baltimore urges justices to keep Big Oil suit in state court (access required)

Baltimore urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to turn aside Big Oil’s bid to have the city’s climate change lawsuit against the fossil fuel companies litigated in federal rather than state court. In papers filed with the justices, Baltimore ...

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Big Oil fee restriction does not apply to middlemen: Md. appeals court (access required)

A 1970s-era law to protect independent gas station owners financially against their big oil company suppliers provides no safeguard when the alleged price gouger is the middleman delivering the fuel, Maryland’s second highest court ruled Wednesday in calling the 40-year-old ...

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