November 20, 2019 / 12:05 PM / 17 days ago

Suncor, Exxon urge 10th Circuit to eject climate case from Colorado court

Suncor Energy USA and Exxon Mobil Corp have urged the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to stop a lawsuit by local governments in Colorado who claim the companies are liable for climate change-related harm from being sent back to state court, saying the case belongs in federal court.

The oil companies argued in a brief filed on Monday that the 10th Circuit should vacate a lower court ruling that remanded the case to state court because the lawsuit involved “matters of uniquely national importance,” including energy policy, environmental protection and foreign affairs.

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