Largest Environmental Bankruptcy in U.S. History Will Result in Payment of $1.79 Billion towards Environmental Cleanup and Restoration / Largest recovery of money for hazardous waste clean up
EPA Press Release
WASHINGTON—As a result of the largest environmental bankruptcy in U.S. history, $1.79 billion has been paid to fund environmental cleanup and restoration under a bankruptcy reorganization of American Smelting and Refining Comp...Read More
WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency has concluded greenhouse gases are endangering people's health and must be regulated, signaling that the Obama administration is prepared to contain global warming without congressional action i...Read More
By Edward L. Quevedo and John R. Till
Introduction and Overview
California has long been viewed as a leader in the development of policies and regulations that create economic d...Read More
On November 5, 2009, the USDA National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) passed a recommendation for "solving the problem of mislabeled organic personal care products." The recommendation urges the US Department for Agriculture Nation...Read More
By Joysa Winter, Functional Ingredients
In April 2007, Dr Bronner's Magic Soaps filed a lawsuit in California Superior Court, under the state's unfair-competition law, against numerous personal-care brands using 'organic' claims on their labels...Read More
By Ed Humes, California Lawyer
True or false: California's plan to generate massive amounts of clean, sustainable solar power is a win for everyone-liberal or conservative, environmentalist or business executive.
Answer: True ... but on...Read More
By Cliff Edwards, BusinessWeek
How green is your TV? If you're like most people, you have no idea how much energy your television uses. Yet as screens have grown bigger in recent years, the amount of electricity gobbled up by TVs has soared. Th...Read More
By Francesca Levy, Forbes
Poor air quality, lack of clean water and a high rate of superfund sites make these metros most contaminated.
In Atlanta, Ga., you'll find southern gentility, a world-class music scene--and 21,000 pounds of env...Read More
By Rita Cicero, Andrews Environmental Litigation Reporter
A federal judge in California has dismissed public nuisance claims an Alaska Eskimo village brought against 24 oil and gas companies for allegedly endangering their health and welfare by...Read More
By Mike Lee, San Diego Union-Tribune
San Diego has sued more than a dozen current and former companies, along with the Navy and the port district, to minimize any city payments for cleaning up tainted sediment in San Diego Bay.
Lawyers ...Read More