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Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - High Court Denies Companies' Requests To Stay Remand Of Climate Change Suits

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 22 denied three applications to stay rulings from federal judges remanding suits brought by the state of Rhode Island, two cities and the board of county commissioners of two counties in Colorado that claim that the sellers of fossil fuels were aware that the use of petroleum products contributes to climate change and global warming (BP Plc, et al. v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, No. 19A368, Suncor Energy [U.S.A.] Inc. v. Board of County Commissioners, No. 19A428, BP Plc., et al v. Rhode Island, No. 19A391, U.S. Sup.).
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