Environment

US Enviro Group Sues In Mexico To Protect Hammerheads

A U.S. environmental advocacy organization announced on Wednesday that it has lodged a lawsuit in Mexico seeking to force the country’s natural resources regulator to add three species of hammerhead shark to its list of protected wildlife, saying the suit could be the first of its kind…

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EPA Internal Watchdog Says Mexico Border Program Failing

The internal watchdog arm of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a report on Tuesday that criticized the regulator for shortcomings in monitoring and implementing a bilateral program with Mexico aimed at protecting the environment along the border…

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Calif. Seeks Early Win In DOJ’s Cap-And-Trade Lawsuit

California asked a federal court Monday to grant it a quick win in the Trump administration’s suit challenging the constitutionality of California’s cap-and-trade agreement with Québec, with the state arguing that the deal doesn’t encroach on federal powers…

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Calif. Judge Allows Latest EPA Report In Next Roundup Trial

A California judge has doled out rulings on dozens of pretrial motions in the next Roundup case expected to go to jury trial Wednesday, including allowing Monsanto to mention a recent EPA report that another judge had excluded from a trial that ended last year in a $2 billion verdict…

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