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The Nightly Turbo: Phil Hellmuth Wins at LAPC, FS+G Files for Bankruptcy, and More
PokerNews.comMarch 1, 2012

In this edition, Phil Hellmuth wins a poker tournament (finally), Federated Sports + Gaming files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and more. Bwin.party is one of many gaming operators preparing for legalized poker in the US In the latest edition of The ...more »

Opponents question EPA authority in greenhouse gas case
ReutersMarch 1, 2012

Although the judges questioned the standing of the challengers' case, Sentelle and fellow judge David Tatel appeared open to the industry argument that the EPA could have used a different interpretation of the Clean Air Act, rather than having to use ...more »

Environmental Law News and Stories

Alternative Energy
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How Conservatives Can Counter Obama
About - News & IssuesMarch 1, 2012

In his push for "Alternative Energy" the administration rushed through previously rejected loans to Obama allies that controlled financially ruined companies. Former Vice-Presidential nominee Sarah Palin offers a glimpse into how Republicans can use ...more »

Nanotechnology Law
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Brooks Kushman Boosts Growing Los Angeles Presence with Office Move Downtown ...
MarketWatch (press release)March 12, 2012

LOS ANGELES, Mar 12, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Intellectual property law firm Brooks Kushman PC moved its office to downtown Los Angeles and has expanded its practice with the addition of experienced patent attorney Sanford Astor.more »

Dumping & Disposing
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There ought to be a law to stop sale of mercury-containing cosmetics
Philippine StarMarch 12, 2012

Promote citizen awareness about the health and environmental hazards of consuming cosmetics containing mercury. • Ensure the environmentally-safe management of banned, recalled, and/or confiscated mercury-containing cosmetics.more »

Natural Resources
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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signs wetlands development bill into law
The Oshkosh NorthwesternMarch 1, 2012

The new law, though, dramatically reworks that process, creating a two-tiered construction permit system for wetlands. Developers can apply to the agency for a general permit or an individual permit for more specialized projects.more »

Park & Historic Preservation Law
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Latest Virginia news, sports, business and entertainment
WJTVMarch 7, 2012

Media outlets report that the nonprofit organization has until 5 pm Wednesday to submit a plan to US Bankruptcy Judge Douglas O. Tice Jr. The State Fair of Virginia Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in December to temporarily stop a lender group ...more »

Floodplain
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Navy 'Sinkex' raises pollution fear
Fox NewsMarch 3, 2012

The Navy defended its cleaning and inventory process, saying it removes all liquid PCBs, thousands of gallons of fuel, mercury from instruments and other pollutants. "The Sinkex program provides numerous benefits to the Navy by making target vessels ...more »

Pest Control Law
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Service puts pooch on the prowl for bed bugs
Aiken StandardMarch 5, 2012

Wishbone, a perky Jack Russell terrier, and his handler Matt Chaney of Bed Bug Green Solution LLC, based in Charlotte, joined Aiken Pest Control in a quest to find live bedbugs in local homes Wednesday. "We could search the apartment and find nothing," ...more »

Forest Preservation
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Daniel Richards, President Of The California Fish And Game Commission, Under ...
Huffington PostMarch 2, 2012

"As president of the commission, I am sure you understand that merely complying with the conservation laws of California is not the standard by which the Commission or its members are measured. As is stated on the Commission's website, your actions ...more »

Pollution lawsuits aim to protect farmers' well-being
Truman IndexMarch 1, 2012

In other words, if a company legally is polluting, then an individual cannot file a lawsuit against them, meaning the accountability ends there. Such legislation, if passed, simultaneously would restrict our right to bring suit against wrongdoers and ...more »

Hazardous Waste
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Lynas has fooled us all
Free Malaysia TodayMarch 7, 2012

Then the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (Mosti) and the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Miti) came together before the visit by the International Atomic Energy Association (IAEA) in May 2011. But two more ministries have ...more »

Public Utilities
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Vehicle imports, public utilities and development
Ceylon Daily NewsMarch 5, 2012

To be sure, the elimination of the LTTE and the connected law and order issues, is paving the way for unprecedented development activities in this country and we have the evidence of our eyes that infrastructure development, as a result, ...more »

Minerals & Mining
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Mines Bill provisions need 'fine-tuning': Corp Affairs Min
Zee NewsMarch 6, 2012

Questioning a clause in the new bill that provides for issuing at least one share of the mining company to each affected family that will be non-transferable, the MCA in a letter to the panel has said that under the companies Act, shares of Public Ltd, ...more »

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