Oakland v. BP PLC

ELR Citation: 50 ELR 20124
No(s). 18-16663 (9th Cir. May 26, 2020)

The Ninth Circuit vacated and remanded a district court ruling denying San Francisco's and Oakland's motion to remand to state court a lawsuit alleging that oil companies make and sell products that create a public nuisance—sea-level rise—when combusted. The cities argued the district court erre...