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Dow Herbicide Approval Challenged by Environmentalists
Thursday October 23rd 2014, 7:42 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

U.S. approval of Dow Chemical Co. (DOW) ’s Enlist Duo weed killer for treating genetically modified crops should be reversed because the government failed to adequately review its effects on human health, farmers and environmental groups said in a lawsuit. [News Source]

Critics of Dow Herbicide Sue U.S. EPA over Approval
Thursday October 23rd 2014, 1:08 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Widespread use of the herbicide 2,4-D carries a range of risks to human health, animals, and the environment, a coalition of U.S. farmer and environmental groups alleges -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [News Source]

UPDATE 1-Critics of Dow herbicide sue U.S. EPA over approval
Thursday October 23rd 2014, 12:55 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in California, argues that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) did not adequately analyze the impact of one of the new herbicide's active ingredients, 2,4-D, before granting approval on Oct. 15 to Dow's Enlist Duo herbicide. The groups are asking the court to set aside the EPA's approval. They claim the EPA's approval violated both the Endangered ... [News Source]

Lower Makefield joins BRRAM suit seeking comprehensive environmental study for planned Trenton-Mercer Airport expansion
Thursday October 23rd 2014, 10:27 am Filed under Environmental lawsuit

LOWER MAKEFIELD - After more than an hour of discussion and hearing township residents complain about increased jetliner noise, the board of supervisors voted unanimously to join a lawsuit filed by the Bucks Residents for Responsible Airport Management (BRRAM) against the Trenton-Mercer Airport. [News Source]

Environmental groups ask EPA to study drinking water pollution from Kewaunee County dairies
Thursday October 23rd 2014, 8:25 am Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Groups say state, local authorities have failed to act. [News Source]

UCLA conference center and hotel wins court victory
Wednesday October 22nd 2014, 10:04 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

UCLA has won a court victory for the conference center and hotel under construction at the center of the Westwood campus. A Superior Court judge has ruled against a lawsuit from critics in a neighborhood organization who alleged that environmental studies for the project were inadequate and... [News Source]

Missoula, CSKT lawsuit blasts DEQ for 'absurd' Clark Fork River pollution permit
Wednesday October 22nd 2014, 9:00 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Local government agencies, Indian tribes and a nonprofit environmental group have filed suit against the Montana Department of Environmental Quality. [News Source]