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Ban Sought On Gene-Altered Crops On Federal Land
Posted on 18 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - (AP) Three environmental groups filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to stop the planting of genetically-modified crops on 44,000 acres of federal land in the South, but the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the corn, milo and rice provide... Read More

Feds Sued For Backing Off Fast-Track Drilling
Posted on 29 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - (AP) A petroleum industry group has filed a lawsuit saying federal land managers lacked authority to stop fast-track approval of oil and gas drilling on public land in the West. The Western Energy Alliance filed the lawsuit on Oct. 21... Read More

Judge Halts Any Ecuadorean Pollution Award Against Chevron
Posted on 10 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) A federal judge took the unusual step Tuesday of blocking a potential multi-billion-dollar judgment against Chevron Corp. for environmental damage in Ecuador for at least 28 days after concluding that lawyers representing 30,000 Ecuadoreans... Read More

Environmental Group Sues Interior Over Wyoming Coal Leasing
Posted on 22 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – (AP) An environmental group is suing Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to try to get the government to increase its regulation of mining in the nation's top coal-producing region. The lawsuit filed by WildEarth Guardians in U.S... Read More

Mo. Hog Company Says It Has Resolved Odor Issue
Posted on 26 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

KANSAS CITY Mo. - (AP) Missouri pork giant Premium Standard Farms's plan to install new technology that will prevent odors from its hog confinements from polluting the air outside its farms violates a previously set deadline and the company should... Read More

Environment Groups File Lawsuit Over Natural Gas Drilling Regulations
Posted on 6 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) Environmental groups filed a lawsuit Thursday in New York City to force federal officials to conduct an environmental review before issuing final regulations on natural gas drilling in the Delaware River Basin because of concerns over... Read More

Residents, Environmental Groups Sue Maryland Steel Mill
Posted on 13 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

BALTIMORE - (AP) Sparrows Point residents have joined two environmental groups in suing the owners of a century-old steel mill. The lawsuit filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore targets Severstal North America, the current operator of the steel... Read More

Judge Halts Oil, Gas Development On Chukchi Sea
Posted on 22 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - (AP) A federal judge on Wednesday stopped companies from developing oil and gas wells on billions of dollars in leases off Alaska's northwest coast, saying the federal government failed to follow environmental law before it sold... Read More