Oakland v. BP PLC

ELR Citation: 53 ELR 20185
No(s). 22-16810 and 22-16812 (9th Cir. Nov 27, 2023)

In an unpublished opinion, the Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court ruling that granted two cities' motion to remand to state court climate liability suits brought against five oil and gas companies. The cities of San Francisco and Oakland initially sued the companies in state court, arguing the ...