A federal judge has trimmed San Francisco Baykeeper's suit accusing a local sewage management district of polluting the San Francisco Bay, saying certain claims are better suited to state court.
Barnes & Thornburg LLP has pulled a product liability and toxic tort partner away from Wildman Harrold Allen & Dixon LLP as the firm continues to expand its litigation department.
A nonprofit group dedicated to restoring Utah's Jordan River has sued the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for giving Salt Lake City permission to dump millions of tons of fill material on wetlands to build a sports complex.
A subsidiary of electrical systems company Remy International Inc. has agreed to pay $300,000 to resolve a Superfund suit seeking reimbursement for the costs incurred from cleaning up hazardous substances at an Indiana U.S. Air Force base.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has rejected a construction company’s bid protest over a contract to build six reservoirs in Oregon’s Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, saying that the company didn’t do enough to explain how its proposal would benefit the local community.
The Tenth Circuit has ruled that two environmental groups lacked standing to challenge a Utah county ordinance opening vehicle routes on 1.6 million acres of federal public land, reversing en banc a panel's affirmation of a lower court’s ruling.
The U.K. government has announced it will review its offshore oil and gas drilling policies in the wake of findings reached by a U.S. presidential commission investigating the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Environmental regulators Wednesday accused energy company Ameren Corp. of making major upgrades to a coal-fired power plant in Missouri without obtaining the required permits or limiting emissions.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is delaying greenhouse gas permitting requirements for three years in industries that use biomass energy, citing uncertainty over the environmental impact of burning biomass as fuel.
In the wake of a new report detailing industry and regulatory shortcomings leading up to the Deepwater Horizon spill, Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., has revived legislation to bar approval of any new offshore drilling leases in federal waters.
A clean energy advocacy group has asked New Mexico’s high court to reverse a unilateral decision by the state’s new governor to block publication in the state register of greenhouse gas regulations that were adopted during the previous administration.
General Electric Co. has snatched up London-based Remote Energy Monitoring Ltd., aiming to bolster its ability to address the European Union's energy efficiency objectives.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday released guidelines for public utilities to monitor and sample drinking water for chromium-6, a possible carcinogen.
Following more than half a decade of wrangling with environmental groups, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has drafted a proposed order to ban sulfuryl fluoride — a gas used to fumigate food storage units — by 2014.
Two Florida nonprofit organizations have sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, saying a rule aimed at protecting aquatic life in the state's flowing waters and lakes would be too costly.
The head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce vowed Tuesday to support legislative efforts to stop the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from moving forward with regulations on greenhouse gas emissions.
Major reforms are needed in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon accident, including the creation of an independent safety agency with enforcement authority to oversee all aspects of offshore drilling, a U.S. presidential panel concluded Tuesday in a long-awaited report.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a more than $17 million settlement with 275 parties over cleanup costs at a Superfund site in Monterey Park, Calif.
The American Farm Bureau Federation is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over new water pollution standards for the Chesapeake Bay, which the agricultural group says violate the Clean Water Act by usurping authority from the states.
U.S. senators taking part in a congressional delegation trip to Brazil have reportedly condemned U.S. ethanol tariffs and said Brazil, the world’s leading ethanol producer, is likely to prevail if it protests the measures at the World Trade Organization.