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Crowell & Moring Group Expands Chemical, Pesticide Experience

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Crowell & Moring LLP's Environment & Natural Resources Group has gained senior counsel David E. Menotti and partner Warren U. Lehrenbaum to bolster its practice in air, pesticides and chemical regulation. Based in the firm's Washington, D.C., office, the new attorneys...

Panel Hears Plan To Cap Attorney Fees In $3.4 Billion Settlement

(AP) Attorneys in the government's $3.4 billion settlement with American Indians over mismanaged royalties are "stonewalling" a congressional panel as they ask a judge to more than double their fees in the case, the committee's chairman said Tuesday. Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, is co...

Scientists Fret Over BP Funds For Gulf Research

NEW ORLEANS - (AP) Scientists say it is taking far too long to dole out millions of dollars in BP funds for badly needed Gulf oil spill research, and it could be too late to assess the crude's impact on pelicans, shrimp and other species by the time studies begin. The spring nesting. . . . Full version...

Former Wyoming Gov. David Freudenthal Joins Crowell & Moring's Environment & Natural Resources Group

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Former Wyoming Gov. David Duane Freudenthal has joined the international law firm of Crowell & Moring LLP as senior counsel in the firm's Environment & Natural Resources Group, where he will advise on a wide range of domestic and international environmental and natural...

Looted Resources in Global Supply Chains

Exclusive from LexisNexis France/Semaine Juridique, General Edition: Looted Resources in Global Supply Chains: Asking the Right Questions [1] Elise Groulx , Ad.E., LL.M., Attorney at law [2] , Of Counsel, Washington office, Boyle Litigation, District of Columbia, United States of America...

Looted Resources in Global Supply Chains

Exclusive from LexisNexis France/Semaine Juridique, General Edition: Looted Resources in Global Supply Chains: Asking the Right Questions{1} Elise Groulx, Ad.E., LL.M., Attorney at law{2}, Of Counsel, Washington office, Boyle Litigation, District of Columbia, United States of America and for Hincker...

Babst Calland: Updates to Ohio’s Proposed Increase of Severance Tax on Natural Resources

By Michael T. Altvater The Ohio House Ways and Means Committee updated House Bill 375, which proposes changes to the severance tax on natural resources. Among the updates are an increase in the proposed severance tax to 2.25% from 2% for horizontal wells, a reduction in the period of time for the...