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Enbridge Sued by Wisconsin Landowners over Spill Insurance

A group of Wisconsin landowners is suing Enbridge to force the company to carry spill insurance on a pipeline that will carry Canadian tar sands oil across the state. The landowners live within 350 yards of the pipeline. The Wisconsin …

New Orleans Company: Device Aims to Improve Emergency Response in Petrochemical Sector

A New Orleans-based technology company that has developed a device to improve emergency response times in the petrochemical industry has partnered with two of the largest companies in the industry. The New Orleans CityBusiness reports the company inFRONT will use …

Roach Howard Smith & Barton Founder, Richard H. Roach, Passes

Texas-based insurance firm, Roach Howard Smith & Barton (RHSB), recently announced that founding partner Richard H. Roach has passed away. Expressing “deep sorrow and condolences to Richard’s family and friends,” the company said: “Richard was not only RHSB’s founder and …

Sen. Nelson Seeks Probe of Cruise Ship That Sailed Into Storm

Federal transportation officials might soon be looking into a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean last weekend. Sen. Bill Nelson, D.-Fla.,  has called for the National Transportation Safety Board to …

New York Art Gallery Settles Lawsuit Over Fake Rothko

Knoedler & Co, which before closing in 2011 was New York City’s oldest art gallery, has agreed to settle a lawsuit over an $8.3 million sale of a fake Rothko painting, just as its ex-president was preparing to testify at …

Women Sue University of Tennessee Claiming Hostile Sexual Climate

A lawsuit filed by a group of women alleges that the University of Tennessee has violated Title IX regulations and created a “hostile sexual environment” through a policy of indifference toward assaults by student-athletes. The federal suit filed this week …

‘Weird & Wacky’ Methods to Absorb Global Warming Pollution Viewed Too Risky

Some of the most dramatic measures to suck global warming pollution out of the atmosphere are probably too risky to be worth trying, an academic at a climate research institution concluded. Phil Williamson, a scientist at the University of East Anglia in …

Kentucky Senate Passes 3-Feet Bicycle Safety Rule

Drivers overtaking bicyclists on Kentucky roads would have to leave at least 3 feet between their vehicle and the bicycle under a bill that cleared the state Senate. The Kentucky Senate voted 33-4 to approve a bill that governs how …

Mulholland and MCV in California Merge with Leavitt Group

Mulholland Insurance and MCV Insurance has merged operations with Leavitt United Insurance Services. Both agencies are based in California. MCV Insurance is based in Lodi, and Mulholland Insurance is based in Elk Grove. Brian Mulholland, owner of Mulholland Insurance, will …

Mercury Begins Offering Ridesharing Insurance in Arizona

Mercury Insurance is offering ridesharing insurance to cover Uber, Lyft and other transportation network company drivers in Arizona. The new coverage will provide drivers with insurance that will bridge the gap between their personal auto insurance and the coverage provided …

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