Big oil and gas kept a dirty secret for decades. Now they may pay the price

| July 9, 2021 | Leave a Comment

oil fields

Item Link: Access the Resource

Media Type: Article - Recent

Publication Info: Guardian News & Media Limited

Date of Publication: June 30

Year of Publication: 2021

Publication City: London, UK

Publisher: The Guardian

Author(s): Chris McGreal

Categories: , ,

After a century of wielding extraordinary economic and political power, America’s petroleum giants face a reckoning for driving the greatest existential threat of our lifetimes.

An unprecedented wave of lawsuits, filed by cities and states across the US, aim to hold the oil and gas industry to account for the environmental devastation caused by fossil fuels – and covering up what they knew along the way.

Read the full article here.

 

The views and opinions expressed through the MAHB Website are those of the contributing authors and do not necessarily reflect an official position of the MAHB. The MAHB aims to share a range of perspectives and welcomes the discussions that they prompt.