30 Sep '16, 4pm

ExxonMobil sued over climate cover-up - The Ecologist

ExxonMobil sued over climate cover-up - The Ecologist

Communities were put in danger and remain in danger, all to cut costs for one of the most profitable corporations in the world. It's time to make Exxon answer for decades of false statements to the public and to regulators. The Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) filed a lawsuit today against ExxonMobil for its endangerment of communities along the Mystic River. It's the first lawsuit of its kind in the nation since revelations last year about the corporation's decades-long campaign to discredit climate science. Today's filing comes several months after CLF submitted a formal letter of intent to sue ExxonMobil, a development that was announced at a press conference in May . The suit focuses on Exxon's violations of both the federal Clean Water Act (CWA) and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), laws designed to protect the health and safety of waterfront communi...

Full article: http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_round_up/2988181/ex...

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