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Report: Climate Provision Would Allow Global Warming 'Victims' to Sue

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Revmitchell, Apr 10, 2009.

  1. Revmitchell

    Revmitchell Well-Known Member
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    The provision, which was just released, reportedly would set grounds for plaintiffs who has "suffered" or expect to suffer "harm" attributable at least in part to government inaction. The provision defines "harm" as "any effect of air pollution (including climate change)," according to the Times. Plaintiffs could seek up to $75,000 in damages a year from the government, with $1.5 million being the maximum total payout.


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  2. matt wade

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    Can I sue because I'm tired of hearing about global warming? :laugh:
     
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    Sue because you "expect to suffer harm"?

    Is there precedent for this?
     
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    Democrats are insane.
     
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