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An auto industry group is throwing its support behind the federal government's new greenhouse gas and fuel economy standards, telling the D.C. Circuit it should be a party in a challenge to the rule brought by the Competitive Enterprise Institute, which has said it wants the standards frozen.
As businesses evaluate products claiming to make workplaces safer during the pandemic, or look at marketing such products themselves, they should be aware of the highly regulated world of disease prevention claims if they wish to avoid enforcement and private litigation, say attorneys at Crowell & Moring.
Michigan state regulators and the owner of the Edenville Dam failed to make necessary repairs to the structure for years, which led to its collapse and massive flooding that put lives at risk, according to a class action lawsuit filed Friday in Michigan federal court.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to review a Seventh Circuit decision that forced a steel company to pay for the bulk of cleanup efforts at an Indiana steel mill site in a case the company said could help uniformly establish the timeliness of cleanup suits.
The European Union's top tax official said Tuesday that the bloc needs to accelerate discussions of its plan to make it more expensive for companies to move production to jurisdictions with looser environmental laws.