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Utah Supreme Court agrees to hear teens' climate change lawsuit

Posted on AllSides June 17th, 2024
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SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Supreme Court will hear a lawsuit brought by a group of teens challenging the state's fossil fuel policies that they say harm their health and exacerbate climate change. The state's top court could revive a legal challenge that was dismissed in 2022 by a lower court judge. While he declared the teens "have a valid concern" about climate change and the impacts of the state's fossil fuel policies, the judge dismissed their lawsuit, declaring that the issues fell within the realm of the legislative...

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