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  • January 24, 2017

    SunEdison Yieldco Wants $231M Row In Bankruptcy Court

    Green energy giant SunEdison’s yieldco, TerraForm Power LLC, asked a New York court Tuesday to toss private equity investors' $231 million suit stemming from a deal for a clean energy company, saying the dispute belongs in bankruptcy court.

  • January 24, 2017

    EPA Yanks Pending Regs After White House Calls For Freeze

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday slammed the brakes on 30 pending regulations until they have a chance to be reviewed by an appointee of President Donald Trump, following a directive issued by White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus.

  • January 24, 2017

    SolarWorld Blasts Atty Fees In 6th Circ. Contract Row

    A SolarWorld unit on Monday slammed Hemlock Semiconductor Corp.'s $3.5 million in attorneys' fees award in a supply contract dispute, telling the Sixth Circuit that the underlying judgment will not survive appeal and that Hemlock's Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP attorneys padded their expenses.

  • January 24, 2017

    Dakota Pipeline Protestors Say Police Still Using Excessive Force

    A group of protestors against the Dakota Access pipeline pressed a federal judge Monday to block two North Dakota counties, a city and law enforcement officers from using excessive force when responding to protests, saying the police are still using illegal methods to control mostly non-violent crowds.

  • January 24, 2017

    Enviros Defend EPA Heavy-Duty Truck Rule At DC Circ.

    Environmental groups urged the D.C. Circuit on Tuesday to uphold the federal government’s most recent greenhouse gas and fuel-efficiency standards for new large and heavy-duty vehicles, staunchly defending what they called sensible efforts to cut dangerous air pollution from buses and tractor-trailers.

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