Exxon Faces Scrutiny in Congress as New York Trial Unfolds

As Exxon faces trial in New York on accusations of misleading investors about how climate change would affect profits, House lawmakers on Wednesday signaled the fossil-fuel giant could soon come into their crosshairs as well as experts testified about the company’s history of suppressing environmental science.

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Exxon Asks Judge to Throw Out Climate-Change Class Action

ExxonMobil and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson asked a Dallas federal judge on Tuesday to dismiss a shareholder class action against them, arguing investors are piggybacking claims by several blue-state attorneys general that the oil giant concealed what it knew about climate change.

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