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Defunct Oil Company Heads Must Face Securities Fraud Class Suit

The co-founders and directors of Dakota Plains Holdings Inc. failed to do away with a securities fraud class action accusing them of manipulating the defunct oil services company’s stock while concealing large equity stakes, a federal court in New York ruled.

Biden Picks Environmentalist to Oversee Minerals at Interior

A former official at the National Wildlife Federation who served in the Obama administration is President Joe Biden’s choice to manage the Interior Department’s energy and land programs—solidifying environmentalist oversight of federally-owned oil, gas and other energy resources.

Oil Refiners Warn of Record Biofuel Costs in Push for Relief

The nation’s top refining trade group warns that the cost of complying with a federal mandate to blend biofuels into gasoline and diesel is skyrocketing and could reach $30.5 billion in 2021, as industry advocates petition the Biden administration to lower annual quotas.

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The Long Fight for Environmental Justice Continues

Environmental justice gained traction in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Forty years later, impacted communities still have limited legal options to combat negative environmental impacts.

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