The U.S. Forest Service is challenging a court’s finding that it needs to conduct more environmental review before building roads as part of a proposed timber harvest in Montana’s Bitterroot National Forest, according to a notice filed in a federal court in the state.
Unimatic Manufacturing Corp. will pay nearly $3.5 million for the cost of cleaning up contamination at its former metals molding facility in New Jersey, according to a proposed settlement filed Friday in a federal court in the state.
BASF can avoid paying $150 million to a peach farmer who claimed the weedkiller dicamba killed his trees, a federal court in Missouri said in finding the award against the company was unconstitutionally large.
Environmental groups failed to show how they’re harmed by the National Park Service’s rule that reversed previous limits on hunting practices in national preserves in Alaska, the government told a federal court in the state.
Companies whose wastewater pits, oil spills, and other operations accidentally kill more than 1 billion migratory birds a year could avoid fines under regulations the Interior Department is moving to finalize.
Two of New York City’s biggest community composters say the city isn’t letting them stay in the locations they’ve called home for years, raising the prospect of rising methane emissions throughout the city.
The European Central Bank said it will test lenders on how well they can cope with the fallout from climate change and environmental concerns after finding that the industry is lagging behind on disclosing relevant information.