Emily Ashcraft

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EPA Agrees to Enforce State Air Quality Plans to Protect Downwind States

In a letter to the Southern District of New York filed on Thursday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it reached a settlement in a lawsuit alleging that it is not doing enough to...

8th Circuit Affirms $3M Judgement Against Pepsi in Bottling Company Lawsuit

The Eighth Circuit on Thursday issued a judgment ruling that Pepsi-Cola owes $3 million to a bottling company, affirming the Southern District of Iowa decision in a lawsuit contesting the agreements between the parties. The...

Bayer Announces Plans to End Roundup Litigation, Hopeful for Favorable SCOTUS Ruling

Bayer AG said in a press release on Thursday that it plans to set aside an additional $4.5 billion to settle claims regarding Roundup, an herbicide produced by its subsidiary Monsanto, which it hopes to...

Harvest Health’s Proposed Merger Leads to Securities Complaints

Harvest Health & Recreation Inc. and its board of directors received two complaints in the District of Colorado on Wednesday alleging that the cannabis company violated the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 through its...

Massachusetts Sues School Bus Company for Excessive Idling

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts claimed in a complaint on Wednesday that a bus company, Tremblay’s Bus Co. LLC, which specifically services school buses for southeastern Massachusetts, unnecessarily leaves vehicles idling and contributes significantly to pollution...

Ninth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Challenge to California Pork Raising Law

On Wednesday, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit challenging California’s Proposition 12, a law that requires whole pork meat sold within California to be produced by farms which allow a certain amount...