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Kings County challenges rail's environmental study
Thursday June 05th 2014, 9:09 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

A leading opponent of California's bullet train has filed a new environmental lawsuit against the state's high-speed rail authority. [News Source]

Environmental group sues air district over permitting on Chevron project
Thursday June 05th 2014, 8:35 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

A California environmental group sued the Bay Area Air Quality Management District in federal court Thursday over the district's permitting of a $1 billion modernization project at Chevron's Richmond refinery. The complaint, filed by Communities for a Better Environment, or CBE, seeks injunctive relief and alleges that the air district issued a permit for Chevron's planned expansion of its ... [News Source]

Lawsuit Filed – Chevron Refinery Permit to Pollute Exposed
Thursday June 05th 2014, 8:18 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Today Communities for a Better Environment (CBE) filed suit against the Bay Area Air Quality Management District for the District’s illegal permitting of the Chevron (“Modernization”) Expansion Project. [News Source]

Marcellus Wiley joins painkiller lawsuit against NFL
Thursday June 05th 2014, 7:52 pm Filed under Vioxx lawsuit

Former NFL defensive end Marcellus Wiley has joined a lawsuit against the NFL alleging the league routinely and illegally provided them with prescription pills and various painkillers, putting their health at risk, in order to keep them on the field. [News Source]

BREAKING: County sues rail authority over environmental report
Thursday June 05th 2014, 7:04 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

HANFORD — Kings County and two local organizations filed a lawsuit today against the California High-Speed Rail Authority, alleging that the authority failed to work with Kings County government and failed to issue an adequate environmental impact report for the Fresno-to-Bakersfield section. [News Source]

Local school district officials sued amid social media scandal
Thursday June 05th 2014, 6:57 pm Filed under Libel lawsuit

( – A libel lawsuit has been filed against the Fox C-6 school district officials after several employees allegedly made disparaging comments about parents online. [News Source]

Groups file suit over coal ash, claiming power company dumping ash in Apalachicola River
Thursday June 05th 2014, 6:12 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

TALLAHASSEE | A lawsuit filed Thursday by three environmental groups charges that a Gulf Power Co. [News Source]