The State & Environmental Impact Center

Twenty AGs Filed Amicus Brief in Support of States’ Investigations into Exxon Mobil

October 12, 2018
A coalition of 20 state attorneys general filed an amicus brief calling for the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by Exxon Mobil Corp. that seeks to halt the climate change-related investigations brought by New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey. On the same day, a coalition of four former Massachusetts attorneys general filed an amicus brief supporting AG Healey’s right to complete her ongoing investigation based on the office's longstanding authority and responsibility to investigate potential cases of misrepresentation or fraud.