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More Local Governments Suing Big Oil Over Climate Change Costs: Oakland, S.F. Join the Fray

By Dana Cronin, KQED News Fix

San Francisco and Oakland announced Wednesday that they are suing five big oil companies for costs associated with climate change mitigation.

Each city filed its own suit against Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil, BP and Royal Dutch Shell, asking the court to hold the companies responsible for the cost of sea walls and other infrastructure cities will need to mitigate the effects of climate change.

Read the complete story at KQED News Fix.