Judge Declines ExxonMobil’s Motion To Dismiss Case Set To Put Climate Change And Corporate Responsibility On Trial

Bruce Gellerman, WBUR

A judge in Boston federal court will allow a first-of-its-kind climate change lawsuit against a major corporation to move forward.

Judge Mark Wolf declined a motion by ExxonMobil to dismiss an amended lawsuit filed by the Boston-based Conservation Law Foundation (CLF), which claims the oil giant has failed to safeguard its Everett oil storage facility against the impacts of climate change.

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