Magistrate Judge Allows Industry Groups To Intervene In Climate Control Suit

Mealey's (January 20, 2016, 1:55 PM EST) -- EUGENE, Ore. — A federal magistrate judge in Oregon on Jan. 14 allowed the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) and American Petroleum Institute (API) to intervene in a lawsuit brought by young plaintiffs claiming that the federal government’s inaction over carbon dioxide pollution is casing climate destabilization and ocean acidification, ruling that the manufacturers have a protectable interest in the lawsuit (Kelsey Cascadia Rose Juliana, et al. v. United States of America, et al., No. 15-cv-1517, D. Ore.; 2016 U.S....
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