Coalition Of U.S. States Signed Pact To Keep Exxon Climate Probe Confidential

HOUSTON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – A pact that 15 U.S. states signed to jointly investigate Exxon Mobil Corp for allegedly misleading the public about climate change sought to keep prosecutors’ deliberations confidential and was broadly written so they could probe other fossil fuel companies. The “Climate Change Coalition Common Interest Agreement” was signed by state […]

State AGs Shut Down ‘GOP Extremist’ Attempt To Block Big Oil Fraud Probe

Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) will have to do more than issue subpoenas if he wants state attorneys general and environmental groups to turn over documents related to ongoing investigations into whether companies like Exxon Mobil committed fraud by covering up the risks of climate change. In separate letters sent Tuesday to the longtime Republican climate change denier, the […]