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Lawsuit: Georgia Factory Is Polluting Altamaha River
Monday April 14th 2014, 2:52 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

ATLANTA (AP) -- An environmental group is suing a factory in southeast Georgia, accusing the company of discharging colored waste and odors in the Altamaha River. The Altamaha Riverkeeper filed the lawsuit last month against Rayonier Inc.'s mill in Jesup. The lawsuit alleges that the factory discharges 50 million to 60 million gallons of waste into the river daily. The facility manufactures high ... [News Source]

Lawsuit: Georgia factory pollutes Altamaha River
Monday April 14th 2014, 2:20 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

ATLANTA (AP) - An environmental group is suing a factory in southeast Georgia, accusing the company of discharging colored waste and odors in the Altamaha River. The Altamaha Riverkeeper filed the lawsuit last month against Rayonier Inc.'s mill in Jesup. The lawsuit alleges that the factory discharges ... [News Source]

Lawsuit alleges West Lake Landfill radioactivity has spread off-site
Friday April 11th 2014, 8:00 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Federal civil suit says that radiation from the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton has contaminated soil at nearby properties. No test results have been released. [News Source]

Suit puts mine’s future in question
Friday April 11th 2014, 2:53 am Filed under Environmental lawsuit

The future of the Golden Sunlight Mine near Whitehall could be in jeopardy after an environmental group filed a lawsuit over the mine’s operating permit. [News Source]

Kiryas Joel should not lead study to annex land, DEC told
Friday April 11th 2014, 2:08 am Filed under Environmental lawsuit

The citizens group United Monroe is urging state officials to deny Kiryas Joel's request to lead the environmental study for a proposed 507-acre expansion of the village, charging that lax compliance with environmental regulations and a poor record on... [News Source]

Great Barrier Reef fears: environment groups step up fight against gas projects
Friday April 11th 2014, 1:55 am Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Lawsuit aims to stop US government funding Curtis Island developments which could 'destroy this wonderful place' American environmental groups have escalated a lawsuit against the US government which aims to prevent it funding two "deadly" gas facilities beside the Great Barrier Reef. The three groups have filed a challenge to the funding of a second facility, which is being backed by the US ... [News Source]

Environmental firm Stratus cited in Chevron fraud case got federal contracts
Thursday April 10th 2014, 11:16 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

The environmental consulting firm accused by a judge of assisting "egregious fraud" by plaintiffs in the highly publicized lawsuit against Chevron Corp. successively received multimillion-dollar contracts from the U.S. government, including work on the infamous BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, according to federal records obtained by The Washington Times. Stratus ... [News Source]