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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

High Nitrate Levels in One Iowa Watershed Moves Utility Toward Historic Legal Action

posted on February 20, 2015 at 7:00 PM

High Nitrate Levels in One Iowa Watershed Moves Utility Toward Historic Legal Action
It’s a morning ritual in Iowa’s capitol city. The Des Moines Waterworks collects samples from the Raccoon River - the primary source of drinking water for half-a-million central Iowans. Full Story

Groups sue EPA seeking livestock farm air quality standards

posted on January 30, 2015 at 3:24 PM

A coalition of environmental, animal rights and citizen action groups is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency alleging failure to address air pollution from large-scale livestock farms. Full Story

Obama Administration Sued over Gulf of Mexico Fracking Info

posted on January 9, 2015 at 5:12 PM

An environmental advocacy group is suing the Obama administration in federal court for refusing to release documents detailing the extent of fracking in the Gulf of Mexico. Full Story

Safeway Pulls Caramel Apples Amid Listeria Scare

posted on December 24, 2014 at 3:48 PM

Safeway says it has pulled prepackaged caramel apples from its shelves. The statement came a day after the family of a person who died from a listeria infection linked to the fruit sued the grocery company. Full Story

Monsanto, Dow Unit Sue County over GMO Law

posted on November 14, 2014 at 2:38 PM

Two agricultural companies sued Maui County on Thursday to challenge a new law banning the cultivation of genetically modified organisms. Full Story

Monsanto Settles With Pacific Northwest Wheat Farmers

posted on November 14, 2014 at 2:35 PM

Monsanto Co. said Wednesday it will pay nearly $2.4 million to settle a dispute with farmers in the Pacific Northwest over genetically modified wheat. Full Story

Illinois Landowners Sue Over Fracking Barrier

posted on October 17, 2014 at 2:51 PM

Southern Illinois landowners are suing the state for failing to implement hydraulic fracturing, calling the long-running process for adopting rules governing the oil and gas extraction method tantamount to illegal government seizure of property... Full Story

Lawsuit alleges Templeton Rye misled customers

posted on September 26, 2014 at 3:37 PM

A Chicago law firm is suing Templeton Rye, alleging that the Iowa company broke consumer protection laws and misled drinkers with stories of its whiskey's origins. Full Story
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