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Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - 7 Amicus Briefs Filed In Support Of Remand Of State's Climate Suit

BOSTON - Seven amicus curiae briefs, including one by 13 states, were filed in the First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals between Dec. 26 and Jan. 2 in support of the remand of Rhode Island's lawsuit against oil companies over climate change, arguing that there is no basis for federal jurisdiction for the state's allegations that the companies knew that the burning of fossil fuels contributes to global warming and climate change (Rhode Island v. Shell Oil Products Co. LLC, et al., No. 19-1818, 1st Cir.).
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