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Court ruling nullifies Newark's environmental report for developing Areas 3 and 4
Sunday December 21st 2014, 9:05 am Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Superior Court Judge Evelio Grillo agreed with environmentalists' claims, in part, and voided the environmental impact report for development on the southwestern part of Newark. [News Source]

CA Proposition 65 Lawsuit Regarding Avgas Settled
Saturday December 20th 2014, 11:38 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Alexandria, VA, December 16, 2014 – Last week, California Fixed Base Operators (FBOs) and fuel distributors settled a 2011 lawsuit regarding the sale of leaded aviation gasoline brought by the Center for Environmental Health (CEH). CEH filed the suit under California Proposition 65, a ballot initiative passed in 1985 that requires businesses to warn individuals exposed to hazardous chemicals. [News Source]

Court ruling nullifies Newark's environmental report for developing Areas 3 and 4
Saturday December 20th 2014, 5:15 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Superior Court Judge Evelio Grillo agreed with environmentalists' claims, in part, and voided the environmental impact report for development on the southwestern part of Newark. [News Source]

State will consider new bullet train route through Bakersfield
Saturday December 20th 2014, 1:04 am Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Bakersfield settled an environmental lawsuit against the bullet train project on Friday, winning a concession by the state to consider a new rail route into the city's downtown. [News Source]

City, High Speed Rail Authority reach settlement agreement
Friday December 19th 2014, 7:09 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

BAKERSFIELD, CA - The city announced Friday the dismissal of its California Environmental Quality Act lawsuit, in exchange for a new proposed route through Bakersfield. City officials say the proposed alignment is shorter and the environmental impact is much smaller. Officials say the current route, from Fresno to Bakersfield, triggered six lawsuits from plaintiffs here in Kern County, including ... [News Source]

High-speed rail agency settles Bakersfield’s lawsuit against route
Friday December 19th 2014, 6:31 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

The settlement clears one of seven environmental lawsuits facing the California High-Speed Rail Authority over its Fresno-Bakersfield section. Click to Continue » [News Source]

Environmental Group Plans to Sue Over Coal Ash in Va.
Friday December 19th 2014, 6:14 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

The Southern Environmental Law Center says it has sent notice to Dominion Virginia Power that it intends to bring a lawsuit under the Clean Water Act to clean up leaking coal ash pits at the Chesapeake Energy Center on the Elizabeth River. [News Source]