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eenews.net — Federal judges grappled today with how to resolve a conflict between the Clean Air Act and the Natural Gas Act that is stalling the construction of a new natural gas compressor in Maryland. Dominion Transmission Inc., wants to build the Allegheny Storage Project in Myersville in Frederick County.
eenews.net — The Supreme Court today declined to take up the challenge of a New England sewage treatment plant owner to requirements placed on its Clean Water Act discharge permits by U.S. EPA. And the justices also opted not to hear a Louisiana regulator's lawsuit against the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission over its decision to allow two independent Entergy Corp.
eenews.net — The Supreme Court today rebuffed an Indiana farmer&#x27;s challenge to Monsanto Co.&#x27;s patents for its genetically modified soybean seeds that now permeate American agriculture. In a unanimous ruling, justices held that the St. Louis chemical giant&#x27;s patents remain in effect for seeds that were the second generation -- or progeny -- of Monsanto&#x27;s herbicide-resistant soybeans.
eenews.net — Federal judges today appeared poised to beat back two challenges to limitations the Interior Department placed on the importation of polar bear hides hunted in Canada. The cases at the U.S.
eenews.net — The country's top environmental litigator will announce today that she is leaving the Department of Justice. Ignacia Moreno has served as assistant attorney general for DOJ's Environment and Natural Resources Division, or ENRD, since November 2009. During that time she has led some of the most high-profile litigation in the country's history.
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