Enviornmental News

$215M in BP Oil Spill Money Will go to Restore Louisiana Marshes

Louisiana will get nearly $215 million in BP oil spill money for two projects planned to restore more than 4,600 acres of marsh and other habitat in the New Orleans area, Gov. John Bel Edwards said. Work should begin next …

Supreme Court Sides with BP Unit to Curtail Montana Superfund Cleanup Suits

The U.S. Supreme Court handed BP Plc unit Atlantic Richfield Co. a victory on Monday, making it harder for Montana landowners to seek a more extensive cleanup of a hazardous waste site than the federal government had ordered. In a …

Judge Refuses to Stop Idaho Tribe Lawsuit Against Mining Company

A Clean Water Act lawsuit filed by the Nez Perce Tribe that seeks to force a Canadian gold mining company to acquire permits for pollution discharged from its central Idaho facility will be allowed to continue, a federal judge decided. …