WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A Texas judge has decided California officials suing the energy industry over climate change are talking out of both sides of their mouths, and the former top lawyer of the Golden State is disappointed in their actions.
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FORT WORTH, Texas (Legal Newsline) – California officials who are suing large energy companies are telling two contradictory stories while taking part in a targeted effort featuring state attorneys general, private lawyers and Rockefeller money, a Texas judge has found.
In suing Exxon over climate change, Boulder is hoping company's deep pockets will pay for its left-wing agenda, group says
BOULDER, Colo. (Legal Newsline) – It remains to be seen if Exxon will fight the latest climate change lawsuit against it in the same way it is attacking the first round, by scrubbing municipal documents for evidence of hypocrisy by the public officials filing them.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey isn't publicly addressing the think tank founder who told her to "f... off" after she issued a subpoena seeking his group's communication with ExxonMobil regarding climate change.
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) - In recent weeks, it has been widely reported that Dr. Robert Taub will testify in the corruption case against New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - On Wednesday, a former U.S. Supreme Court justice will testify before the Senate on the high court's recent decision to strike down overall campaign contribution limits.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- A group of small business owners last week filed suit against the federal government over an IRS regulation imposed under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, arguing it will force them to pay exorbitant fines, cut back employees' hours and otherwise severely burden their businesses.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- As the debate over hydraulic fracturing becomes a central energy policy issue, a key question emerges for the Obama administration and the next Environmental Protection Agency administrator: what do they plan to do about it?
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- As the Affordable Care Act is nearing full implementation, stakeholders are watching closely to see how the small-group insurance market is affected.
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday the completion of its testing of Dimock, Pa., private drinking water wells.
Budd-Falen WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - A little known provision contained in federal environmental laws known as the "citizen lawsuit" is funding political special interest groups, critics say.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- The U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has approved proposed legislation to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers from what it termed "dramatically and illegally" increasing their regulatory power of water and land using the Clean Water Act.
Shumlin MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) - Vermont's passage of a bill that bans hydraulic fracturing pleased environmentalists.
Livermore NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - A think tank affiliated with New York University School of Law has issued a report that "takes aim at the confusing debate over jobs and environmental regulation."
Jackson WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson and Department of Commerce Secretary John Bryson announced Monday an environmental technology initiative that will help "create jobs in the growing environmental industry."
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a draft guidance Friday for underground injection control programs for class II wells using diesel fuels during hydraulic fracturing activities.
Abbott DALLAS (Legal Newsline) - Al Armendariz, the Environmental Protection Agency's Region 6 administrator, resigned Monday after remarks he made in 2010 became public.
Rahall WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - President Barack Obama administration's Environmental Protection Agency has managed to antagonize not only its foes but now might also be alienating its friends.