FORT WORTH, Texas (Legal Newsline) - Some government officials in California are hypocrites pushing a political agenda that involves using private lawyers to sue and demonize ExxonMobil, the company is now arguing in a Texas state court.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced last week that a judge ordered ExxonMobil (Exxon) and its outside auditor, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC), to comply with a subpoena issued by Schneiderman’s office in a case involving potential law violations by Exxon.
The Texas-based oil and gas company argues the civil investigative demand, or CID, that was issued by Attorney General Maura Healey and served on ExxonMobil soon after a state attorneys general climate change conference in March was the product of climate change activists’ “misguided enterprise.”
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey isn't publicly addressing the think tank founder who told her to "f... off" after she issued a subpoena seeking his group's communication with ExxonMobil regarding climate change.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says a permanent injunction has been entered against the owner of a Georgia-based business that sold illegal synthetic drugs in West Virginia.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) - Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway issued a plea to nine oil companies on Tuesday requesting that they put pressure on their franchisees to stop selling synthetic drugs at their stores.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) -- Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced a request to Exxon Mobil on Thursday to produce inspection reports, investigative reports and additional information related to its Pegasus pipeline rupture and subsequent oil spill in Mayflower.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued a request Tuesday that Exxon Mobil Corp. preserve and maintain all documents related to Friday's extensive oil spill in Mayflower.
Gansler WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., is urging the executives of the five biggest oil companies to reject any more taxpayer subsidies in light of their nearly $1 trillion in profits over the last decade.
Pedro Nava (D) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline)- Assemblyman Pedro Nava, the Southern California lawmaker vying to become the state's next chief legal officer, said Monday that Big Oil companies are getting off easy.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline)-Shell Oil Products US has signed a multi-state agreement aimed at curbing cigarette sales to minors at more than 13,000 of its independent retail outlets, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said Wednesday.