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Plant Workers Ask Judge to Bar Immigration Findings

posted on July 29, 2011 at 6:42 PM

TANGENT, Ore. (AP) -- Dennis Glaser's farm should be abuzz with activity, with his tractors in the field and three John Deere combines churning out premium Oregon grass seed. Full Story

Judge Blocks Parts of Georgia Immigration Law

posted on July 1, 2011 at 1:07 PM

ATLANTA (AP) -- A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked parts of Georgia's strict new law targeting illegal immigration from taking effect, including a provision that authorizes police to check the immigration status of suspects without... Full Story

Judge Hears From Farmers in Suit Against Pilgrim's

posted on June 24, 2011 at 2:06 PM

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- A federal judge heard more testimony Friday from farmers who allege poultry giant Pilgrim's Pride closed plants and ran them out of business to manipulate commodity chicken prices, which they say violated a... Full Story

Judge Approves USDA, Indian Farmers Settlement

posted on April 29, 2011 at 11:04 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal judge has approved a $680 million settlement between the Agriculture Department and American Indian farmers who say they were denied loans because of discrimination. Full Story

Federal Judge Orders Rewrite of Delat Smelt Plan

posted on December 17, 2010 at 3:12 PM

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to rewrite parts of its plan to protect a tiny, threatened fish that lives in California's freshwater delta. Full Story

Judge Allows Challenge to Wild Horse Roundups

posted on August 27, 2010 at 4:08 PM

BILLINGS, Mont (AP)- A federal judge has ruled that advocates can pursue a lawsuit challenging government roundups of the wild horses in southern Montana. Full Story

Judge Orders California Water Pumping Limits Lifted

posted on May 28, 2010 at 3:05 PM

FRESNO, Calif (AP) - Central California farmers won more water for their parched fields Tuesday when a federal judge temporarily loosened pumping limits meant to protect native salmon. Full Story

Everglades Deal In Jeopardy After Judge's Ruling

posted on April 1, 2010 at 3:04 PM

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Gov. Charlie Crist's grand plan to revive the dying Florida Everglades by buying back the land is in jeopardy after a federal judge Wednesday ordered the state to resume construction on a multimillion-dollar... Full Story

Judge: CA Pumping Limits Needed to Protect Smelt

posted on February 12, 2010 at 12:02 PM

FRESNO, Calif (AP) - A federal judge turned down California farmers' emergency request Wednesday to suspend water pumping restrictions in the state's delta in a ruling aimed at keeping a threatened fish species from being ground up in the pumps. Full Story

Poultry Industry Claims Oklahoma Didn't Enforce Water Rules`

posted on October 23, 2009 at 2:10 PM

TULSA, Okla — Arkansas poultry companies claimed Wednesday that an Oklahoma agency could have gone to court long ago to enforce water quality standards in a sensitive watershed, but failed to do so until 2005, when it filed a federal lawsuit... Full Story

Oklahoma. Attorney General Takes on Poultry Industry

posted on August 14, 2009 at 8:08 PM

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) - It's hard to picture the crystal-clear Illinois River that Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson remembers from his youth, how he could look to the bottom and spot a dime, no matter how deep the water. Full Story

Judge Dismisses Major Portion of Oklahoma Poultry Lawsuit

posted on July 24, 2009 at 8:07 PM

TULSA, Okla (AP) — Oklahoma can't pursue monetary damages in its environmental lawsuit against a dozen Arkansas poultry companies because it didn't name the Cherokee Nation as a plaintiff, a federal judge ruled Wednesday in a major blow to the state. Full Story

Judges Hear Case on Hatchery vs Wild Salmon

posted on October 24, 2008 at 8:10 PM

SEATTLE (AP) -- A panel of federal appellate judges is being asked to decide whether the government should count hatchery-raised salmon and steelhead when considering the fish populations for protection under the Endangered Species Act. Full Story

Judge Rules Against Bird Waste Injunction in Oklahoma

posted on October 3, 2008 at 8:10 PM

TULSA, Okla (AP) — A federal judge has denied Oklahoma's request for a preliminary injunction to stop 13 Arkansas poultry companies from disposing of bird waste in the Illinois River watershed. Full Story

Judge Approves Limited Use of CRP Land

posted on July 25, 2008 at 8:07 PM

Seattle (AP) Farmers and ranchers struggling against high grain prices got some help Thursday from a federal judge who cleared the way for an emergency federal program opening private conservation land to hay production and cattle grazing. Full Story
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