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    Climate bill could allow global warming victims to sue for damages

    An under-the-radar provision in a House climate bill would give plaintiffs who claim to be victims of global warming a way to sue the federal government or businesses, according to a report Friday in The Washington Times.
    The Times reported that Democratic Reps. Henry Waxman of California and Edward Markey of Massachusetts added it into a bill they authored.
    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.
    The Times reported that Waxman is trying to accelerate passage for the bill through his committee, as the Senate begins drafting its own version.


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    Who is with me on a class action law suit??? Im sure we can make a good argument for "expecting to suffer harm" from the so called global warming.





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    Quote Originally Posted by BigDawg View Post
    Who is with me on a class action law suit??? Im sure we can make a good argument for "expecting to suffer harm" from the so called global warming.





    This has to be the stupidest bill Ive seen in....well in days!!
    I'm with you. I think we can make a case about all the hot air these guys are spewing as being harmful to our health.
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    More bones thrown to the trial lawyers.

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