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Potential tank law lawsuits worry industry
Saturday June 14th 2014, 11:44 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

By Jonathan Mattise The Associated Press Industry groups are jittery that if state regulators require the wrong type of permit, companies could be subject to citizen lawsuits under a new environmental law that regulates chemical storage tanks. State regulators disagree, and are convinced the new aboveground tank law won't let citizens sue to enforce it. Many groups thought the issue was settled ... [News Source]

PRINCETON: Town monitoring recycling work at hospital site
Saturday June 14th 2014, 9:34 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

Municipal officials have been visiting the Princeton hospital construction site every day to ensure workers are certified and following proper safety protocols, Municipal Engineer Robert Kiser said. Recently, representatives of Whitman Environmental, the engineering and health departments and the Department of Labor have been to the hospital. [News Source]

Merck, Pfizer, HSBC could be big winners from shareholder case
Saturday June 14th 2014, 8:18 pm Filed under Vioxx lawsuit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Within the next two weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule in a major case that could make it much harder for shareholders to band together against public companies in securities fraud class actions. [News Source]

CIA cites officers for harassment
Saturday June 14th 2014, 6:42 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Fifteen officers were found to have committed sexual, racial or other types of harassment last year. [News Source]

APNewsBreak: CIA cites officers for harassment
Saturday June 14th 2014, 6:41 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Fifteen CIA employees were found to have committed sexual, racial or other types of harassment last year, including a supervisor who was removed from the job after engaging in "bullying, hostile behavior," and an operative... [News Source]

Retired firefighter blames the job for his deadly cancer
Saturday June 14th 2014, 4:57 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

Anthony Cook is suing for up to £200,000 after he contracted mesothelioma in 2013 [News Source]

Delaware Riverkeeper honors Yardley Borough for environmental leadership; going above and beyond to protect the river
Saturday June 14th 2014, 4:52 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

YARDLEY BOROUGH – The Delaware Riverkeeper Network on May 20 recognized Yardley Borough for its environmental leadership and participation in a lawsuit that successfully challenged Act 13, Pennsylvania’s oil and gas act. [News Source]