Tag: lawsuit

News and Policies, U.S.

Walmart withdraws lawsuit against Tesla over solar install fires

November 6, 2019

Via: PV Resources

Walmart has called off a court campaign it had launched against Tesla three months ago, when it linked a string of store blazes to the latter’s alleged “gross negligence” with PV installs. The US retail giant and Elon Musk’s outfit […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Wind industry sues LePage over halting of new permits

February 26, 2018

Via: Penn Energy

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Another group has filed a lawsuit against Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s moratorium on new wind power projects, saying the executive order is unconstitutional. The Portland Press Herald reports the Maine Renewable Energy Association this month […]

News and Policies, State

San Francisco Becomes First Major U.S. City to Sue Fossil Fuel Industry Over Costs of Climate Change

October 2, 2017

Via: Energy Collective

San Francisco and Oakland are suing Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, BP and Royal Dutch Shell—the five biggest investor-owned fossil fuel producers in the world—over the costs of climate change. The two Californian cities join the counties of Marin, San Mateo and […]

News and Policies, U.S.

ExxonMobil settles negligence lawsuits

May 17, 2016

Via: Energy Global

More than three years after an explosion at its Beaumont, Texas, refinery, ExxonMobil Corp. has settled negligence lawsuits filed by the parents of two workers who were killed and six others who were injured in the 17 April 2013 blast. […]