Donald Trump has chosen ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to serve as secretary of State in the incoming administration, the president-elect’s transition team announced Tuesday.
Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer claimed on Tuesday that his network of political and policy groups has not pressed for government investigations into oil company ExxonMobil.
A free market nonprofit group filed a lawsuit against New York’s chief law enforcement officer on Wednesday accusing him of withholding documents from the public in violation of the state’s open records laws.
Democratic officials who enlisted in a legal campaign against the country’s largest oil company privately expressed misgivings about the effort and its crusading leader, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, internal emails reveal.
Eighteen liberal state attorneys general signed a pact in May to keep a joint investigation of Exxon Mobil Corp. and attempts to punish other fossil fuel companies over climate change issues secret, according to documents obtained by a free market think tank.
As leading Democrats pursue racketeering charges against ExxonMobil, a lobbyist for a company accused of helping the oil giant deflect criticism of its environmental record is raising campaign cash for Hillary Clinton.
A conservative legal group is accusing state Democratic officials of conspiring to flout public records laws in order to keep secret details of a campaign to bring racketeering charges against climate policy dissenters.
A Democratic state attorney general withdrew a subpoena of a libertarian nonprofit group on Thursday, but the group says it still plans to seek damages over what it says was an unlawful attempt to intimidate it into silence.