Ten years ago, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sued DuPont for contaminating the Ohio River with PFOA. Read more
New Jersey filed suit on Feb. 5, 2016, against Volkswagen AG and its subsidiaries Audi and Porsche for carrying out a “massive fraud” against consumers by using software in millions of diese... Read more
Noble Energy, a major oil and gas driller, has agreed to pay more than $73 million in a settlement with state and federal regulators over Colorado Front Range air-pollution violations. It wa... Read more
Occidental Petroleum Corp.’s chemical unit has agreed to pay $190 million to cover its liability for the cleanup of the Passaic River in northern New Jersey. Occidental Chemical is the legal... Read more
A 2014 report from the Environment America Research and Policy Center paints a pretty bad picture of Alabama’s rivers and lakes. Drawing on data industries are required to provide to the U.S... Read more
A New York federal judge has rejected a $23 million settlement to cover Citgo Petroleum Corp.’s liability in a proposed class settlement over methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE) groundw... Read more
Double-dipping is a term normally associated with politicians, but it also applies in other areas. For example, imagine a relative of yours is involved in a “fender-bender.” Being a good rel... Read more
An Italian shipping company has pleaded guilty in a federal court in Mobile, Ala., to a pollution-related charge and has agreed to pay a $1.3 million fine. The plea agreement came at the end... Read more
The Environmental Protection Agency has been clamping down on pollution from power plants that contributes to unhealthy air downwind in 27 states, including Alabama. EPA Administrator Lisa J... Read more
The West Virginia Supreme Court has refused to reconsider its decision involving DuPont and the $100 million award of punitive damages awarded in a pollution case. DuPont had asked the Court... Read more
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