Exxon Calls for Stay in Massachusetts Terminal Climate Suit (1)

May 14, 2019, 7:55 PMUpdated: May 14, 2019, 8:30 PM

A federal judge is expected to decide soon whether to pause a landmark suit linking an Exxon Mobil Corp. terminal in Massachusetts to climate change.

The Conservation Law Foundation, an environmental organization, filed the lawsuit against Exxon in 2016 alleging the company is ignoring the potential impacts of climate change at its oil and natural gas terminal on the Mystic River in Everett, Mass., just outside Boston.

The foundation alleges that Exxon violated the federal Clean Water Act and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. It wants the court to order Exxon to immediately shore up ...

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