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EPA reviews $15 million settlement for Hawaii molasses spill

posted on July 31, 2015 at 3:58 PM

The Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing a $15.4 million settlement between Hawaii and a shipping company that spilled 1,400 tons of molasses into Honolulu Harbor to see how it may affect the agency's investigation. Full Story

$18.7B Deal Clears Path For BP To Close Books On Gulf Spill

posted on July 2, 2015 at 5:03 PM

Trying to close the books on the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, BP agreed Thursday to provide billions of dollars in new money to five Gulf Coast states in a deal the company said would bring its full obligations to an estimated $53.8... 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

Utility to Pay Tenn. Coal Ash Spill Victims $27.8M

posted on August 1, 2014 at 2:10 PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation's largest public utility has agreed to pay more than $27 million to settle claims from Tennessee property owners who suffered damages from a huge spill of toxin-laden coal ash sludge.The 2008 spill... Full Story

Judge Slashes Landmark $240M EEOC Verdict To $1.6M

posted on May 17, 2013 at 12:57 PM

Judge says he must limit the judgment to $50,000 per employee. Full Story

Black Farmers File Claims in USDA Settlement

posted on March 30, 2012 at 1:59 PM

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - When Roy James needed money to buy equipment and dig an irrigation well for his father's Mississippi farm, he applied for a loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture - but was turned down.     ... Full Story

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