Rhode Island AG sues fossil-fuel companies over alleged role in climate change

Read the full story in the Providence Journal.

In a case that he described as the first of its kind in the nation, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced the Superior Court complaint on Monday alongside Gov. Gina Raimondo at the Narragansett seawall, an iconic stretch of Rhode Island’s 400-mile coastline that is under threat in the face of rising seas and more severe storms.

 

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