Science Orgs Again Urge Congress to Take Climate Change Seriously

"Thirty-one major American scientific organizations sent a letter to Congress on Tuesday emphasizing the overwhelming consensus on climate change science and the urgent need for climate action. The letter served as a scientific counterpoint to recent actions by Congress designed to question that consensus.

Source: InsideClimate News, 06/29/2016

"Exxon Asks U.S. Court To Throw Out Subpoena In Climate Change Inquiry"

"Exxon Mobil Corp asked a federal court on Wednesday to throw out a subpoena that would force the oil company to hand over decades of documents as part of a wide-ranging inquiry into whether it misled investors about climate change risks."

Source: Reuters, 06/16/2016

Lawsuit Accuses Range Resources And Lab Of Doctoring Water Test Results

"A water testing company that worked with Range Resources to evaluate whether or not residential water supplies were contaminated is defending itself against a lawsuit that claims the company allowed the gas driller to alter a print out of the test results, which Range then submitted to the Department of Environmental Protection. The DEP used the altered results, in part, to conclude that the Washington County residents’ drinking water was safe...."

Source: StateImpact Pennsylvania, 06/16/2016


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