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William A. Ruskin: Climate Change Science: Trial Courts And Regulations
Posted on 31 Aug 2012 by William A. Ruskin

By William A. Ruskin Overlooked in the District of Columbia U.S. Court of Appeals decision, dated June 26, 2012, in Coalition for Responsible Regulation, Inc. v. EPA [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], is the court's discussion... Read More

Federal Court Reverses TVA Emissions Ruling
Posted on 26 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

RICHMOND Va. - (AP) A federal appeals court in Virginia has reversed a judge's ruling requiring the nation's largest public utility to promptly install upgraded emission controls at four coal-fired power plants. Three of the Tennessee Valley Authority... Read More

Supreme Court Casts Doubt On States' Global Warming Lawsuit
Posted on 19 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court appeared deeply skeptical Tuesday about allowing states to sue electric utilities to force cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. Both conservative and liberal justices questioned whether a federal... Read More

U.S.: Cyber Attacks On Utilities, Industries Rise
Posted on 4 Oct 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - (AP) U.S. utilities and industries face a rising number of cyber break-ins by attackers using more sophisticated methods, a senior Homeland Security Department official said during the government's first media tour of secretive... Read More

New Climate Change Case Headed To U.S. Supreme Court
Posted on 19 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Obama administration and environmental interests generally agree that global warming is a threat that must be dealt with. But they're on opposite sides of a Supreme Court case over the ability of states and groups such... Read More

Navajo Nation Settles Coal Mining Royalty Lawsuit
Posted on 10 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - (AP) The Navajo Nation has settled its allegations that a coal mining company conspired with others to cheat the tribe out of hundreds of millions of dollars in royalties. The tribe and Peabody Energy announced a settlement Thursday... Read More