ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) - The Environmental Protection Agency Region 4 announced April 16 that it will hold three public hearings in June regarding permits for coal mining discharges in Kentucky.
Conway FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) - A federal judge has decided not to put the brakes on either Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway's lawsuit against Merck & Co. or Merck's lawsuit against Conway.
Jackson WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Environmental Protection Agency administrator Lisa Jackson exceeded her authority by imposing new water quality rules on mountaintop coal mines, a judge has ruled.
Conway FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) - A subsidiary of Merck & Co. is accusing Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway of violating its right to due process in a lawsuit filed by Conway in 2009, according to a complaint filed in federal court earlier this month.
Stumbo PIKEVILLE, Ky. - The Commonwealth of Kentucky became the latest to jump on prescription drug manufacturer Purdue Pharma, filing a lawsuit Friday over the company's controversial painkiller OxyContin.
Stumbo FRANKFORT, Ky. - In response to Marathon Oil's diversity jurisdiction argument, Kentucky's Greg Stumbo recently offered a history lesson from other attorneys general.
Stumbo FRANKFORT, Ky. - Because of a conflict of interest with the Gov. Ernie Fletcher's office, Kentucky Attorney General Greg Stumbo says the law firm defending Marathon Oil in an $89-million price-gouging suit should be disqualified from the case.