30 Sep '16, 8pm

Republican Attorneys General Met Secretly with Exxon Lobbyists to Stop Climate Change Investigations

Republican Attorneys General Met Secretly with Exxon Lobbyists to Stop Climate Change Investigations

According to a new report by the watchdog group Center for Media and Democracy (CMD ), ExxonMobil sent teams of lobbyists to meet with industry-friendly Republican state attorneys general to help stave off a flurry of investigations about the company’s role in obscuring the link between carbon dioxide and climate change, a cover-up which extends as far back as the 1970’s. The news comes the same week that the environmental advocacy group Conservation Law Foundation filed a lawsuit against ExxonMobil for placing Massachusetts communities into harm's way, as a result of this cover-up and its climate change implications. ExxonMobil is currently being investigated by as many as 20 different state attorneys general for this cover-up, which DeSmog has covered extensively . Exxon has decried the investigations as “politically motivated” witch-hunts designed to intimidate the comp...

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/2016/09/30/republican-attorneys...

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