Laws & Regulations

"Family Pond Boils at Center of a ‘Regulatory War’ in Wyoming"

"FORT BRIDGER, Wyo. — The sun was sinking and the brook trout were biting, so Andy Johnson and his daughter Aspen, 6, stepped onto their sun-bleached pier, hooked some mealworms and cast their lines into the most infamous pond in the West."

Source: NY Times, 09/21/2015

"PG&E’s ‘Shady’ Conduct Hindered Probe, Investigators Say"

"Federal investigators complained that secret meddling, arrogance and 'shady' conduct on the part of Pacific Gas and Electric Co. hindered their probe into the deadly San Bruno gas pipeline explosion, according to new court filings that shed light on prosecutors’ decision to seek a criminal obstruction-of-justice case against the company."

Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 09/16/2015

New Jersey: "Environmental Groups To Appeal $225M ExxonMobil Deal"

"A group of New Jersey environmental organizations Monday took the first step to appeal what it called the Christie administration's 'dirty deal' — the $225 million settlement with ExxonMobil over contamination of industrial sites in New Jersey."

Source: Newark Star-Ledger, 09/15/2015


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