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US House panel to probe oil companies over climate disinformation



WASHINGTON: U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Thursday asked the chiefs of four major fossil fuel companies and two lobbying groups to testify next month on whether the industry led an effort to mislead the public and prevent action to fight climate change.

House Oversight Committee Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney and Ro Khanna, chairman of the Subcommittee on Environment, sent letters to the chief executives of Exxon Mobil Corp, Chevron Corp, BP USA, and Royal Dutch Shell Oil Co, asking them to appear before a hearing on Oct. 28 and provide emails and documents.

They also sent the requests, first reported by the New York Times, to the heads of two lobbying groups: the American Petroleum Institute (API

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