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  • December 01, 2021

    Biden Admin. Urges Clear Global Rules In New Space Plan

    The White House on Wednesday outlined the administration's priorities for space, including establishing a "rules-based international order," as President Joe Biden expanded the National Space Council to add several cabinet secretaries and his top climate change official.

  • December 01, 2021

    What Justices' Groundwater Ruling Means For State Disputes

    The U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in Mississippi v. Tennessee aids future negotiations over interstate groundwater resources, both by explicitly informing states what the default rule is, and by implicitly giving states authority to trade off water rights across a broader spectrum of water resources, says Robin Craig at USC Gould School of Law.

  • December 01, 2021

    Kirby To Pay $15M To Settle Oil Spill Pollution Claims

    Kirby Corp. on Tuesday agreed to pay $15.3 million to resolve pollution claims stemming from a 4,000-barrel oil spill in the Houston Ship Channel in March 2014.

  • December 01, 2021

    NY Inks Deals For Clean Energy Transmission Projects

    Two clean energy companies have signed deals with the Empire State that could provide New York City with as much as a third of its electric needs each year from solar, wind and hydroelectric sources.

  • December 01, 2021

    8th Circ. Won't Rehear Ameren Corp. Air Quality Permit Case

    The Eighth Circuit refused requests from both environmental regulators and Ameren Corp. to rehear a case where a lower court forced the company to obtain air quality permits for a Missouri plant costing up to $2.5 billion.

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