Tagged Legal

Defeat for New York AG Is Bad News for Boulder Climate Lawsuit

By Energy in Depth On Tuesday, New York Supreme Court Justice Barry Ostrager dealt a devastating blow to the “Exxon Knew” campaign that spells bad news for the activists pursuing climate litigation in Colorado.The New York attorney general’s (NYAG) office attempted to take on ExxonMobil with multiple legal theories starting with the bogus “Exxon Knew”…

Supreme Court overturns permission for Cork windfarm #IRL

By National Wind Watch An Bord Pleanála’s approval for a planned Co Cork windfarm development has been overturned by the Supreme Court after finding the board erred in failing to consider submissions from a local couple concerning developing knowledge about noise impact from turbines. The five-judge court will decide later what form of order should…

Europe’s Energy Giants Line Up to Endorse Green Deal

By [email protected] The European Union’s newly proposed Green Deal raises “significant questions” for the oil and gas industry, analysts said, but the plan was broadly welcomed by companies across the energy sector. On Wednesday the European Commission presented a sweeping 50-point plan centered around achieving net zero status in Europe by 2050. The proposals include…

Europe’s Energy Giants Line Up to Endorse Green Deal

By [email protected] The European Union’s newly proposed Green Deal raises “significant questions” for the oil and gas industry, analysts said, but the plan was broadly welcomed by companies across the energy sector. On Wednesday the European Commission presented a sweeping 50-point plan centered around achieving net zero status in Europe by 2050. The proposals include…

Exxon Prevails vs. State of New York

By Gary Hilberg ExxonMobil did not defraud their investors per this ruling. The state of New York tried to make the case that an internal pricing of carbon for various projects did not match the carbon pricing shared externally to investors. Interestingly there was never a discussion on what the actual price of carbon was…

Public hearing on new wind law Dec. 10 #NY

By National Wind Watch The campaign to stop industrial wind turbines in Broome County being erected by the Texas-based Calpine Corporation is coming to a climax this month. For almost two years local people in eastern Broome County have been battling against a proposal for the installation of massive industrial wind turbines, nearly 700 feet…

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