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Monsanto Sues to Keep Roundup Off California List of Carcinogens

posted on January 29, 2016 at 5:36 PM

Monsanto Sues to Keep Roundup Off California List of Carcinogens
Late last week, Monsanto Company filed a lawsuit in California seeking to prevent lawmakers there from adding glyphosate, the main ingredient in its Roundup herbicide, to the state’s list of known carcinogens. Full Story

TransCanada to file 2 legal challenges to Keystone rejection

posted on January 8, 2016 at 5:31 PM

The Canadian company that proposed the Keystone XL oil pipeline filed a lawsuit over the U.S. government's rejection of the project and announced it plans to file a second legal challenge that will seek more than $15 billion in damages. Full Story

Company To Hold Meeting On Decade-Old Oil Leak in Gulf

posted on December 31, 2015 at 5:44 PM

The company responsible for a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico will hold a public meeting next month to disclose details of its efforts to stop chronic slicks from forming off Louisiana's coast. Full Story

Despite lack of eggs, Just Mayo says it's keeping its name

posted on December 18, 2015 at 3:06 PM

After months of discussions, Just Mayo's maker Hampton Creek says it worked out an agreement with the Food and Drug Administration that lets the eggless spread keep its name Full Story

Sugar, corn industries settle sweetener spat; terms secret

posted on November 25, 2015 at 3:58 PM

By bringing the case to a close privately, the foes avoided the uncertainty of a jury verdict that could have had broader market implications for products that are ubiquitous on the ingredient labels of countless food items in U.S. stores. Full Story

Louisiana parish drops suits against oil and gas companies

posted on November 13, 2015 at 3:23 PM

A coastal Louisiana parish on Thursday voted to drop its lawsuits against oil and gas companies over damages officials had said the oil industry caused to wetlands by digging numerous canals. Full Story

Farmer Corn Trade Lawsuits Against Syngenta Reach 2,000

posted on November 6, 2015 at 5:13 PM

About 2,000 farmers, grain handlers and corn exporters have filed lawsuits against Swiss biotechnology company Syngenta now that a federal judge has ruled their cases have merit to move forward. Full Story

Iowa judge dismisses lawsuit over proposed oil pipeline

posted on October 23, 2015 at 3:54 PM

An Iowa judge has dismissed a lawsuit that challenged the Iowa Utilities Board's authority to give the power of eminent domain to an out-of-state developer of an oil pipeline through Iowa. Full Story

Arizona Lawsuit Filed over Salmonella Outbreak in Cucumbers

posted on September 11, 2015 at 2:38 PM

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports there have been 341 reported cases of salmonella involving the garden-variety cucumbers since July 3 in 30 states with Arizona reporting 66 cases. Full Story

13 states want judge to block new federal water rule

posted on August 14, 2015 at 11:29 AM

Thirteen states led by North Dakota are asking a federal judge in Bismarck to block a new rule that gives federal authorities jurisdiction over some state waters. Full Story

Ruling Allows Oklahoma Earthquake Lawsuit To Go To Trial

posted on July 2, 2015 at 5:01 PM

An Oklahoma woman can pursue a jury trial after she was injured when her fireplace crumbled in an earthquake she claims was caused by saltwater waste pumped into the ground, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. Full Story

Judge rules in favor of 'Field of Dreams' rezoning

posted on May 29, 2015 at 6:08 PM

A judge has ruled that Dyersville officials acted legally in approving a zoning change for a proposed baseball complex at the "Field of Dreams" movie site. Full Story

Oil industry challenges rules meant to stop train explosions

posted on May 15, 2015 at 4:37 PM

The U.S. oil industry has filed a court challenge to new rules aimed at reducing the risk of catastrophic accidents involving crude moved by rail, following a string of fiery derailments in recent years. Full Story

Monsanto to pay $350K to settle more wheat-related lawsuits

posted on March 20, 2015 at 4:32 PM

Monsanto said Wednesday it will pay about $350,000 to settle class action lawsuits brought by farmers in seven states over genetically modified wheat. Full Story

Most wrongful-death lawsuits settled in listeria outbreak

posted on March 13, 2015 at 2:03 PM

A Denver judge wrapped up most of the wrongful-death lawsuits stemming from a 2011 listeria outbreak that killed more than 30 people and sickened more than 140 others. Full Story
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