ExxonKnew Radicals Suffer Major Federal Court Defeat in Mass.

Last week MDN told you that New York’s highest court, the Court of Appeals, had just ruled that the New York State Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, has the right to demand documents in a court case that accuses Exxon of hiding internal research that shows burning oil and gas leads to catastrophic, man-made global warming (see NY Court Tells Exxon to Turn Over Records to Corrupt AG). This part of the coordinated, colluding effort by Big Green groups to try and shake down Exxon for billions, to “take down one of the biggest” fossil fuel companies, hoping others would fold like a deck of cheap cards, part of the #ExxonKnew campain. Since we brought you that bad news, it’s only fair to bring you the good news too. Not long after the corrupted high court in NY delivered that verdict, a federal judge in Boston dealt a major blow to environmental activist groups suing Exxon as part of the #ExxonKnew campaign. In Boston, a judge ruled the Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) suing Exxon had unnecessarily injected global warming flummery into its lawsuit–and the CFL was ordered to refile their lawsuit without it–essentially gutting their effort to sue Exxon. It was a stand-up-and-cheer moment…

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