Exxon must face Massachusetts lawsuit alleging climate change deceit | Reuters

A Massachusetts state judge has rejected Exxon Mobil Corp’s (XOM.N) bid to dismiss a lawsuit by state Attorney General Maura Healey accusing the oil company of misleading consumers and investors about its role in climate change.

In a decision released on Wednesday, Superior Court Justice Karen Green in Boston said Exxon failed to show that the October 2019 lawsuit was meant to silence its views on climate change, including those Healey and her constituents might dispute….Healey had accused Irving, Texas-based Exxon of downplaying the impact its fossil fuel products had on climate change and the risks climate change posed to its business, in an effort to boost profit and its stock price

Exxon must face Massachusetts lawsuit alleging climate change deceit | Reuters

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