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Rebekah Kearn in a reporter at Courthouse News Service.
California Drilling Plan Verges on Insanity, Environmentalists Say
Posted on: Jan 1, 2016, Source: Courthouse News
A lawsuit claims that a zoning revision will allow the oil industry to drill 73,000 new oil wells in unincorporated areas — 10 a day for 20 years.
Did the Government Illegally Open up 400,000 Acres in California for Fracking?
Posted on: Jun 15, 2015, Source: Courthouse News
The Center for Biological Diversity and Los Padres Forestwatch have sued the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and the Secretary of the Interior in federal Court.
Giant Nevada Water Transfer for Las Vegas Under Fire
Posted on: Feb 19, 2014, Source: Courthouse News
Two federal complaints say the groundwater pumping and transfer will threaten protected species and permanently damage the ecosystem.
Alaskan Copper Mine Could Destroy the World's Largest Wild Salmon Run, Says EPA
Posted on: Jan 20, 2014, Source: Courthouse News
The Pebble Mine project would obliterate up to 94 miles of streams and threaten the area's fishing industry.
Kids Allege That Police Beat Dad to Death After Finding Him Sleeping on the Front Lawn
Posted on: Jul 15, 2013, Source: Courthouse News
The family claims the deputies used excessive force on Silva though he posed no threat to them, causing him to die of blunt force trauma.
Did this Christian University Kick Out a Student for Being Transgender?
Posted on: Mar 1, 2013, Source: Courthouse News
California Baptist University expelled a student when it learned she had discussed "the stigma of being transgender" on an MTV show, the student claims in court.
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