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Group sues over decision not to list prairie dog
Saturday April 19th 2014, 12:32 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

An environmental group filed a lawsuit this month over the federal government's decision not to extend protections for a prairie dog found in four Southwestern states. [News Source]

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Friday April 18th 2014, 4:17 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

COLUMBUS, Miss. (Press Release) — On April 3, the United States Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency announced that Kerr-McGee, a subsidiary of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, agreed to pay $5.15 billion to settle a lawsuit they filed against Kerr McGee regarding alleged environmental contamination released by Kerr-McGee at numerous locations around the United States and ... [News Source]

China's Environmentalists Face Steep Challenges
Friday April 18th 2014, 9:41 am Filed under Environmental lawsuit

In China, there is increasing public interest in environmental protections, but few legal avenues to go after and punish polluters. In the western city Lanzhou, a group of citizens has tried to file a lawsuit after a chemical leak contaminated their water source. The government of Lanzhou, the capital of China's Western province of Gansu, told residents last week that a major tap water source ... [News Source]

Environmental Groups Sue To Stop Illiana Tollway
Friday April 18th 2014, 7:34 am Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Chicago environmental groups filed a lawsuit Thursday to stop the proposed $1.3 billion Illiana Tollway linking northern Illinois and northwestern Indiana, claiming the Illinois Department of Transportation doesn't have authority to develop it. [News Source]

Environmental groups file suit to halt Illiana Tollway project
Thursday April 17th 2014, 9:50 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

A pair of environmental groups are suing to halt development on the proposed Illiana Tollway, claiming state authorities haven't received the necessary approval for the project they claim will expose the region to "environmental devastation." [News Source]

Environmental groups sue to halt Illiana Tollway project
Thursday April 17th 2014, 9:18 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

A pair of environmental groups are suing to halt development on the proposed Illiana Expressway, claiming state authorities haven’t received the necessary approval for the project they claim will expose the region to “environmental devastation.” The groups claim the Illinois Department of Transportation is illegally spending public funds without full board approval from the Chicago Metropolitan ... [News Source]

Environmental groups sue to halt Illiana tollway
Thursday April 17th 2014, 9:18 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

A pair of environmental groups are suing to halt development on the proposed Illiana Expressway, claiming state authorities haven’t received the necessary approval for the project they claim will expose the region to “environmental devastation.” The groups claim the Illinois Department of Transportation is illegally spending public funds without full board approval from the Chicago Metropolitan ... [News Source]