The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has
agreed to reconsider a recent ruling that rejected challenges to
the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's delay of the
administrative review of its 2017 certification of Williams
Partners' Atlantic Sunrise pipeline until after it had
authorized construction to begin.
Large electric utilities have followed in the footsteps of
the electric car industry by backing California's bid to stop
the Trump administration from prohibiting the state from setting
its own tailpipe emissions standards.
BORGO BERI, Niger (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the West African country of Niger, millet is said to be the king of grains - the cereal crop preferred by all farmers. And the king of millet in the southern town of Borgo Beri is indisputably farmer Hassane Hima.
BORGO BERI, Niger, Nov 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In
the West African country of Niger, millet is said to be the king
of grains - the cereal crop preferred by all farmers. And the
king of millet in the southern town of Borgo Beri is
indisputably farmer Hassane Hima.
Two water districts in Long Island, New York have sued 3M
Co, E.I. DuPont De Nemours and Co. and the Chemours Co, accusing
the chemical makers of contaminating their drinking water
supplies with toxic substances.
A real estate developer cannot recoup any of the $50 million
it spent cleaning up a contaminated weapons-making site in New
Jersey from the U.S. government, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of
Appeals ruled on Friday.
More than 40 insurance companies have sued the federal
government for more than $380 million in damages stemming from a
2016 wildfire that started in the Great Smoky Mountains National
Park in eastern Tennessee, alleging that the government's
negligent response to the blaze contributed to the devastation.
Suncor Energy USA and Exxon Mobil Corp have urged the 10th
U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to stop a lawsuit by local
governments in Colorado who claim the companies are liable for
climate change-related harm from being sent back to state court,
saying the case belongs in federal court.
MGP Ingredients (MGPI), a producer and supplier of distilled
spirits and specialty wheat, has agreed to pay a $1 million fine
for violating the Clean Air Act as part of a plea agreement, the
U.S. Attorney for the District of Kansas said on Monday.
Chemical company FMC Corp must pay more than $25 million to
the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes in accrued annual fees for storing
hazardous waste on reservation land in Idaho, a federal appeals
court said on Friday.