Posts Tagged ‘lawsuit’:

2022-03-29 Shell “Breached Legal Duties” By Mismanaging Climate Plan

ClientEarth, a European climate law charity, has filed lawsuit alleging that Shell breached its legal duties by mismanaging climate risk. This is a novel approach and if successful could mean big changes for Big Oil and the fossil fuel industry. https://www.theenergymix.com/2022/03/27/shell-breached-legal-duties-by-mismanaging-climate-risk-lawsuit-alleges/

2022-03-15 Hawaii Big Oil Court Case Passes Major Milestone

This important article by a ‘guest contributor’ gives some very good links to information. The court has allowed Hawaii to go ahead to the discovery, where oil companies will have to reveal internal documents regarding fossil fuels causing climate change. Quote: << A growing movement Climate litigation such as the Hawaii case is designed to

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2022-02-20 Solar City Shareholders Lawsuit – Musk Should Pay $13B

This is the first I’ve heard about this lawsuit. Must be newsmedia ignoring it. https://www.reuters.com/business/telsa-investors-urge-judge-order-musk-repay-13-bln-solarcity-deal-2022-01-18/

2021-10-24 The Role Of Antitrust Law In Energy Democracy

This 1 hour podcast discusses lawsuits, antitrust against SRP – Salt River Project, among others. This was originally by Solar Cities which was bought by Tesla. Tesla and SRP settled out of court, so sadly the court never got to make a legal decision. This has to do with an electric utility making it difficult

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2021-09-24 NSA Lawsuit Dismissed: State Secrets

Wikipedia and the ACLU sued after snowden revealed how the NSA spies on telephone conversations. They may appeal. https://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/ap_news/business/court-rejects-lawsuit-against-nsa-on-state-secrets-grounds/article_89aeb38c-bfde-58a0-8799-59ffa248c68d.html

2021-07-11 Judge Blocks Fla. Law To Punish Social Media

The Florida Trumplicans passed a law that fines social media companies $250,000 a day for suspending accounts of politicians. This law violates the social media companies’ First Amendment rights to control what users agreed to when they signed up. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/federal-judge-blocks-florida-law-targeting-facebook-twitter-over-politician-bans/ What should be of great concern to everyone is that a law that is this

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2021-06-25 DoJ Taking New Ga. Election Law To Court

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/justice-department-sue-georgia-voting-rights-law-sourcejustice-department-sue-georgia-voting-rights-law-source/story?id=78488089 ***** It’s difficult to understand how these Trumplicans can break federal laws then claim the federal government is taking away their state rights. The Voting Rights Act was put in place to prevent the kinds of abuses that states were doing in the 1960s. This VRA has has broad bipartisan support for many decades

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2020-11-19 FTC, States Plan To Sue Facebook

The congressional hearings where the CEOs of Twitter and Facebook appeared virtually were happening earlier this week. But this has been going on for some time. There has been talk in the news about asking that Facebook be broken up and IG and Whatsapp separated. This all remains to be seen. https://mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKBN27Z37U Here is another

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2020-10-13 Climate Change Lawsuits, Legal Actions

Ooh, this article is finally showing that the ones who are suffering are getting really serious. Those corporations who deny climate change are going to have to answer to the courts. We should hope and pray that the courts handle these types of cases as expeditiously as possible, because to delay would be extremely harmful

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2020-09-22 RICO Suit: Portsmouth, OH Uranium Processing Plant For Toxic Releases

So many uninformed people advocate nuclear power, repeating the mantra “it’s the safest form of power.” Meanwhile, since the 1950s, the Portsmouth, Ohio “Ports” uranium processing plant has been releasing toxic radioactive wastes into the environment, “causing clusters of cancer” locally. This article tells of a whistleblower complaint and RICO lawsuit against the facility. The

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