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Oil Spill MDL Judge Dismisses Environmental Claims For Injunctive Relief
Posted on 17 Jun 2011 by Shane Dilworth

NEW ORLEANS - (Mealey's) The federal judge presiding over cases stemming from the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico caused by the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig on June 16 dismissed claims seeking injunctive relief against BP Plc. and Transocean... Read More

Dead Animals Are Exhibit A In Gulf Investigation
Posted on 17 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW ORLEANS - (AP) Dead birds are wrapped in foil or paper, then sealed in plastic bags to avoid cross contamination. Dolphin tissue samples and dead sea turtles are kept in locked freezers. Field notebooks are collected and secured. Scientists examining... Read More

Deal Being Finalized In Lawsuit Over Gulf Turtles
Posted on 2 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW ORLEANS - (AP) BP and several wildlife protection groups are working out the final details of an agreement to resolve a lawsuit alleging turtles were being killed as BP burned oil from its blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico, attorneys said Friday... Read More

Advocates: Wolf Case A Test For Endangered Species
Posted on 15 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HELENA, Mont. - (AP) A federal court hearing on Tuesday could decide how the federal Endangered Species Act is interpreted, and whether the government can use political considerations in choosing how and where a species can be listed under the act, according... Read More

Environmental Group To File Lawsuit Over Southern California Frog
Posted on 2 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) An environmental group says it plans to file a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on allegations that the agency failed to develop a recovery plan for the endangered Southern California mountain yellow-legged frog. The... Read More