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SeaWorld Class-Action Lawsuit: 'Tell The Truth' About Orcas' Well-Being, Animal Rights Group Demands
Tuesday April 14th 2015, 8:47 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

SeaWorld’s legal troubles show no signs of slowing with the latest class-action lawsuit, this one filed in San Francisco, claiming the theme park lies about the mental and physical well-being of its orcas, or killer whales. It is the third lawsuit filed against SeaWorld in the last month. A California nonprofit environmental organization, the Earth Island Institute, is providing legal counsel to ... [News Source]

Environmental groups sue TVA over Gallatin plant pollution
Tuesday April 14th 2015, 5:56 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two environmental groups claim toxic pollution from a Gallatin power plant is seeping into the Cumberland River and state regulators are not doing enough to stop it. The allegations are part of a lawsuit filed in federal court on Tuesday against the Tennessee Valley Authority. The groups first threatened to sue in November, claiming that state regulators have known about ... [News Source]

Anti-abortion group invokes environmental law to close down Planned Parenthood clinic
Tuesday April 14th 2015, 11:19 am Filed under Environmental lawsuit

An anti-abortion group in San Francisco is currently locked in a lawsuit against a Planned Parenthood clinic in the city that involves a long-standing enviromental law in the state of California. [News Source]

Bion Environmental Looks to Clean Up Chesapeake Bay Mess
Tuesday April 14th 2015, 9:08 am Filed under Environmental lawsuit

WHITEFISH, MT / ACCESSWIRE / April 14, 2015 / Bion Environmental Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: BNET) is a small company tackling an enormous problem - the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay and other U.S. ... [News Source]

Union Man Leads Case Against National Pipe and Plastics in Endicott
Monday April 13th 2015, 11:07 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

A Union man is leading a lawsuit against the National Pipe and Plastics Facility in Endicott for what he's calling hazardous environmental impacts to the surrounding area. Endicott resident Dennis Ede called in the Department of Environmental Conservation to investigate what impact plastic and pipe pieces may have on public parks and water tracks in West Endicott. The DEC officer on the scene ... [News Source]

Springbank Dam delays release flood of permit worries
Sunday April 12th 2015, 8:27 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Even without a lawsuit swirling around it, an anglers’ group says London’s broken Springbank Dam can’t be fixed anytime soon because the environmental permits for it have expired. [News Source]

Conservationists question creation of new committee
Thursday April 09th 2015, 5:45 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

An official with an environmental group is questioning the lack of representation by the conservation sector on a proposed state committee that would include government, agriculture and energy officials who would review federal environmental legislation and regulations. [News Source]