Champion Environmental Services Inc. on Friday sought summary judgment in a manufacturer's contract suit against the company and its insurer related to PCB contamination at an industrial site in Wisconsin.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Monday sought to reassure the public that U.S. nuclear power facilities are equipped to withstand seismic activity, as some lawmakers called for a re-examination of nuclear policies in response to reports of devastating accidents in Japan.
A judge handed down a mixed summary judgment ruling Friday over St. Croix Renaissance Group LLP's claim that the Virgin Islands can't recover natural resources damages related to a channel connected to a larger, contaminated industrial site.
Honeywell International Inc. admitted Friday to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's charge that it illegally stored hazardous waste at an Illinois chemical plant and agreed to pay a $11.8 million criminal fine.
The Texas Supreme Court on Friday reversed an appeals court's ruling that the Railroad Commission of Texas too narrowly weighed public interest concerns when it granted a permit for an oil and gas injection well without considering traffic safety impacts.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson told lawmakers Friday that Republican-sponsored budget cuts would prevent the agency from properly implementing and enforcing the nation's environmental and public health laws.
Perkins Coie LLP has brought in five former Bingham McCutchen LLP attorneys to bolster its environment, energy and resources practice in San Francisco, the firm announced Wednesday.
The Supreme Court of Virginia agreed Friday to consider Attorney General Kenneth Cuccinelli's request for documents in an investigation into possible fraud in the grant applications of a former University of Virginia climate change scientist.
The Federal Circuit on Friday vacated nearly $60 million in damages awarded to a Southern Co. subsidiary that had accused the U.S. government of breaching a contract by refusing to store toxic waste from nuclear plants in Georgia and Alabama.
The Sierra Club filed suit against the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington on Thursday, again seeking to derail a coal-fired power plant project in Kemper County, Miss.
A federal judge in Montana on Thursday blocked an attempt to temporarily bar the U.S. government from killing Yellowstone National Park bison to control the population while environmental groups appeal a recent ruling in the government's favor.
The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday addressed “mischaracterizations” of the agency's agenda, telling a congressional committee that the EPA did not intend to expand regulation over water nutrient levels and emissions from cows and dust.
Chevron Corp. is appealing an $8.6 billion judgment handed down by an Ecuadorean court in February in a high-profile lawsuit over pollution and contamination in the Amazon rain forest.
The Ninth Circuit on Thursday ruled that a Los Angeles County and its watershed authority were liable for excessive pollution discharges in two California rivers, but upheld a finding that they weren’t responsible for discharges in other local waterways.
A conservation group sued the U.S. Forest Service Thursday in an attempt to prevent Exxon Mobil Corp. and other energy companies from transporting large shipments of mining and industrial equipment through the Clearwater and Lochsa river corridors in Idaho.
A Texas appeals court on Thursday ordered Dallas National Insurance Co. to indemnify Sabic Americas Inc. against a multidistrict litigation in New York accusing it and more than 50 others of contaminating water supply systems with gasoline additive methyl tertiary-butyl ether.
A U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee approved legislation Thursday that would prevent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gas emissions or considering them in addressing climate change.
Two bills introduced Wednesday in the U.S. Senate aim to repeal the 45-cent-per-gallon tax credit for corn ethanol blenders — which would save taxpayers about $6 billion a year — while one also calls for lower tariffs on imports of the fuel.
A Missouri city will pay $61,566 for allowing the application of sewage sludge with excessive nickel levels on more than 600 acres of farmland and breaching ammonia limits in its wastewater, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday.
A judge has allowed six companies, utilities and energy industry groups to intervene on behalf of the U.S. government in a California suit by environmental plaintiffs seeking reconsideration of the use of U.S. federal land for energy transmission projects.