Litigation Update:  BP P.L.C. v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore

Litigation Update: BP P.L.C. v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore

From: Teleforum
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In 2018, the City of Baltimore filed climate change litigation in state court against multiple energy companies seeking damages from the impact of climate change. The energy companies moved the lawsuit to federal court, arguing it was the proper venue; however, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland disagreed and ruled the case belonged in state court. The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia affirmed the lower court’s decision and the energy companies appealed to ... See More

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