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  • August 18, 2017

    Icahn Quits Post As Trump Adviser After Conflict Concerns

    Activist investor and CVR Energy chair Carl Icahn resigned Friday as President Donald Trump’s special regulatory adviser in the wake of conflict of interest questions related to his renewable-fuel market activities and ownership in insurance giant American International Group.

  • August 18, 2017

    Gold King Spill Vows Could Be Fool's Gold For Pruitt

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's recent promise to take a fresh look at tort claims over the agency's role in the 2015 Gold King Mine disaster may score political points by trashing his predecessors, but the move is likely to backfire if the agency doesn't follow through with compensation or tackle the threat of future spills, attorneys say.

  • August 18, 2017

    US, TransCanada Seek To Trash Keystone Pipeline ESA Claim

    TransCanada and the U.S. government asked a Montana federal judge on Friday to toss a citizen-suit claim brought under the Endangered Species Act in a suit challenging the government’s approval of permits for the Keystone XL pipeline revived by President Donald Trump, saying environmental groups don’t have standing to bring ESA claims in response to presidential action.

  • August 18, 2017

    Judge 'Appalled' At Atty's Letter To Ex-Platinum Employee

    The New York federal judge overseeing the criminal case against former Platinum Partners executives threatened to throw the book at one of the defendants' Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP attorneys on Friday if she hears more of what she deemed “reprehensible” and potentially intimidating contact with could-be witnesses.

  • August 18, 2017

    Ex-Statoil Exec Says Injunction Bid Should Be Nixed

    A former Statoil unit chief technology officer urged a Texas federal judge Thursday not to place a preliminary injunction on him in a suit accusing him of masterminding a scheme to steal proprietary technology and to set up a competing business, saying he was never subject to a noncompete agreement.

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