JERSEY CITY, NJ (AP) — New Jersey officials announced a lawsuit Tuesday against five oil and gas companies and an oil trading organization, alleging they have known for decades about the harmful impact of fossil fuels on climate change. climate, but instead misled the public about it. link.
Attorney General Matthew Platkin and the state’s Consumer Affairs Division and Department of Environmental Protection said the lawsuit filed Tuesday in Mercer County Superior Court names Exxon Mobil Corp., Shell Oil Co. Chevron Corp., BP, ConocoPhillips and the American Petroleum Institute trade group. of which all are members.