Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has filed an amicus curiae brief on behalf of Exxon Mobil in the case, Exxon Mobil Corp. v. City of San Francisco, asking the Texas Supreme Court to reverse a lower court decision preventing the Texas-based corporation from deposing the plaintiffs in the climate lawsuit.
The Texas legislature passed two bills in May designed to protect the oil and gas industry from environmental activists’ efforts to block investment in the industry and to prevent the use of natural gas.
The U.S. Department of Interior’s Office of Surface Mining Reclamation & Enforcement has notified Oklahoma that it no longer has the authority to regulate and issue permits under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 on Indian Lands within the state.
“When he was a professor at Duke University, he urged major pharmaceutical companies to do larger, expensive, and often more time-consuming clinical trials in order to secure FDA certification for their new treatments.”
In its 2021 fiscal budget, the Trump administration has proposed an increase over its request for the Department of Interior (DOI) in 2020.
The Trump administration has requested Congress appropriate $12.84 billion for...