New York City’s Curious Jurisdictional Choice in its Fight Against “Big Oil”

New York City followed the lead of several California cities and filed suit against “Big Oil,” seeking to recover compensatory damages for the costs it has incurred in protecting infrastructure, residents, and visitors from the effects of climate change. However, unlike all of its California predecessors, New York City brought its action in federal court. Why?

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Hydraulic Fracturing Lawsuits: Plaintiffs Can Use the Court System to Sue Oil Companies Contributing to Damage through Hydraulic Fracturing (“Fracking”) Georgetown International Environmental Law Review

Plaintiffs Can Use the Court System to Sue Oil Companies Contributing to Damage through Hydraulic Fracturing (“Fracking”) by Tyler Bridegan, Staff Contributor A recent Oklahoma Supreme Court order has signaled […]

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