by Craig E. Richardson, E&E Legal President As appearing on RealClear Energy Sometimes the most important Supreme Court decisions are overlooked because of their technical nature. That is the case with the Supreme Court's choice to hear jurisdictional claims in B.P. P.L.C., et al. v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore. The Court's ruling will either [...]
by John O'Brien Legal Newsline CONCORD, N.H. (Legal Newsline) – New Hampshire’s governor has vetoed legislation that would have given personal injury lawyers a new way to file lawsuits, even when their clients haven’t been injured. Being able to make a claim for medical monitoring allows lawyers to sue companies with the hope of putting [...]
Richardson: ExxonMobil Wins Big in Climate Change Trial, but Future Decision Could Have Major Effect
by Craig Richardson, E&E Legal President As Appearing on InsideSources Nearly every American depends on petroleum products in their daily lives, and today they can rest more soundly, for now at least. Last month, a New York State Supreme Court judge found that the state’s attorney general failed to establish evidence that ExxonMobil engineered a [...]
Richardson’s Appearance on the Lars Larsen Show to Discuss the Left’s Lawsuit Against Energy Companies
E&E Legal President Craig Richardson joined Lars Larsen radio program to discuss the his recent op-ed discussing a Rhode Island U.S. District Court judge's decision to remanded a politically driven climate change lawsuit case back to state court. Listen now.
by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel You can count on your 10 fingers the number of times the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled unanimously on any environmental issue. And you can count on the fingers of one hand the unanimous rulings on endangered species issues. In fact, [...]
Richardson’s Segment on the Joe Thomas Show to Discuss the NY AG’s Frivolous Lawsuit Against Exxon-Mobil
On Tuesday, December 4, E&E Legal's President Craig Richardson discussed the New York AG's frivious lawsuit against Exxon-Mobil on the Joe Thomas Show.
Richardson’s Appearance on Conservative Commandos Radio Show to Discuss the NY AG’s Frivolous Lawsuit Against Exxon-Mobil
On Monday, December 3rd, E&E Legal President Craig Richardson joined the Conservative Commandos Radio Show to discuss his recent op-ed, Bogus climate change lawsuits need to stop. In the piece, Richardson said, "These lawsuits, which attempt to settle policy questions that belong to elected legislatures, only serve to harm the hard-working communities who are employed by [...]
by E&E Legal President Craig Richardson As Appearing in the Washington Examiner The oil-rig chasers are at it again. New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood recently filed suit against ExxonMobil, alleging the energy company failed to account for the real future cost of complying with greenhouse-gas emissions regulations, thereby artificially inflating the valuation of its [...]
by Erin Mundahl InsideSources Environmentalists lost another fight on Thursday, after U.S. District Judge John Keenan dismissed New York City’s lawsuit against Exxon Mobil, Shell, and other major oil companies. In January, the city first filed a lawsuit against the energy companies, arguing that they were liable for damages the city incurred as a result [...]
Richardson’s Statement on a NY Federal Judge’s Decision to Dismiss Frivolous ‘Climate Change’ Lawsuit
Craig Richardson, president of the Energy and Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal), issued the following statement in response to a NY Federal Judge's decision to dismiss a copycat lawsuit filed against energy companies by New York City: New York City Mayor’s Bill de Blasio effort to curry favor with the environmental billionaires who want to [...]