Description: Action by Commonwealth of Massachusetts alleging that a retail electricity supplier did not provide the minimum amount of renewable and clean energy required by state law or make alternative compliance payments.
Status: Response filed by defendants to plaintiff's fifth notice of supplemental authority. [ 09/02/2022 ]
Description: Consumer protection lawsuit brought by the State of Vermont against fossil fuel companies alleging deceptive and unfair business practices in connection with the companies' sale of their products.
Status: Petition for permission to appeal held in abeyance. [ 04/27/2021 ]
Description: Action brought by Minnesota against members of the fossil fuel industry for allegedly causing climate change harms by misleading the public by downplaying the threat of climate change and the role of their products in causing climate change.
Status: Response filed by defendants to plaintiff's notice of supplemental authority (Ninth Circuit decision in Honolulu/Maui cases). [ 07/27/2022 ]
Description: Lawsuit filed by the District of Columbia against oil and gas companies for allegedly violating the Consumer Protection Procedures Act by misleading consumers about “the central role their products play in causing climate change.”
Status: Letter filed by Connecticut to submit supplemental authority (Ninth Circuit decision in Honolulu and Maui cases). [ 07/20/2022 ]
Description: Lawsuit seeking to hold Exxon Mobil Corporation liable for violation of the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act in connection with alleged deceptive acts to create uncertainty about climate science.
Status: Denial of special motion to dismiss affirmed. [ 05/24/2022 ]
Description: Action by Massachusetts attorney general asserting that Exxon Mobil Corporation committed deceptive practices against Massachusetts investors and consumers, including by failing to disclose climate change risks.
Status: Petition and application for permanent injunction filed. [ 11/16/2017 ]
Description: Proceeding by Texas county alleging that chemical manufacturer that operated facility that flooded and where chemicals ignited during Hurricane Harvey violated local floodplain regulations and state air and water laws.
Status: Petition for writ of mandate denied except to extent of remanding to Superior Court for determination on issue of restitution for damages caused only by the three-day delay in reporting the leak. [ 07/09/2019 ]
Description: Criminal charges in connection with leak at natural gas storage facility in southern California.
Description: Action by ExxonMobil Corporation to set aside civil investigative demand issued by Massachusetts attorney general under consumer protection statute seeking information on Exxon's knowledge and disclosure of climate change-related risks.