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Monthly Archive for May, 2012

Today’s New York Times piece on the slow death of coal in the Southeast United States generally reports good news for the environment.  The fact is, coal is not only dirty, it’s uneconomical as well, and with the implementation of existing environmental controls it’s on its way out.  Industry blames environmental regulation for King Coal’s […]

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Two years ago the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded creating an environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico resulting in hundreds of lawsuits.  Many of the suits were consolidated in multi-district litigation in the Eastern District of Louisiana.  Among the  plaintiffs were citizen organizations, including the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD).  CBD’s original complaint contained both claims for civil penalties and […]

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