Oregon’s Multnomah County Sues Fossil Fuel Companies Over 2021 Heat Wave

The county is seeking more than $1.5 billion in damages from the defendants, which also include Peabody Energy, ConocoPhillips and Occidental Petroleum. “This lawsuit is about accountability and justice, and I believe the people of Multnomah County deserve both,” said Multnomah County Chair Jessica Vega Pederson. ‚ÄúThese businesses knew their products were dangerous and harmful […]