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CCI takes state environmental board to court over hog lot rules
Wednesday August 20th 2014, 1:00 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

DES MOINES | One day after a state panel modified state water quality rules, a citizens’ group that sought tougher standards has filed legal action. [News Source]

Farm-linked group sues feds over San Francisco's water supply
Tuesday August 19th 2014, 8:29 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

(08-19) 17:06 PDT Sacramento -- A Fresno-based nonprofit linked to the largest agricultural water district in the country filed a federal lawsuit alleging San Francisco and other Bay Area communities are unfairly exempted from water cutbacks meant to protect endangered species. The Center for Environmental Science, Accuracy and Reliability alleges that fresh water diversions from the Tuolumne ... [News Source]

Landowners sue BIA, energy companies
Tuesday August 19th 2014, 2:24 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

A pair of Osage County landowners have filed a federal class action lawsuit against the U.S. Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Indian Affairs, as well as multiple energy companies “seeking declaratory and injunctive relief for the failure of the BIA to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969.” [News Source]

Mexican environmental prosecutors sue copper mine responsible for acid spill into 2 rivers
Tuesday August 19th 2014, 12:44 am Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Environmental authorities in Mexico have filed a lawsuit against a copper mine that spilled 10 million gallons (40,000 cubic meters) of acids into two rivers that supply water to tens of thousands of people. [News Source]

Mexico sues mine for acid spill into 2 rivers – Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
Monday August 18th 2014, 9:25 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Environmental authorities in Mexico have filed a lawsuit against a copper mine that spilled 10 million gallons (40,000 cubic meters) of acids into two rivers that supply water to tens of thousands of people. [News Source]

Mexico sues mine for acid spill into 2 rivers
Monday August 18th 2014, 9:18 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Environmental authorities in Mexico have filed a lawsuit against a copper mine that spilled 10 million gallons (40,000 cubic meters) of acids into two rivers that supply water to tens of thousands of people. [News Source]

Former West Bank levee authority member seeks east bank seat, could be swing vote on oil suit
Monday August 18th 2014, 8:21 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

A former member of the West Bank levee authority who may be opposed to an environmental damages lawsuit against oil and gas companies has applied for one of two open seats in the east bank levee authority, according to applications released by... [News Source]