Environmental damages News

Maine Salmon Product Company Denies Claims in Lawsuit

A Maine-based smoked salmon producer is defending itself against claims that its products are not sustainably produced. A New York resident alleged in a lawsuit that Ducktrap River of Maine does not use sustainable practices despite the labels affixed to …

Sierra Leone Residents’ Damages Suit Against Miner Is Part of Activist Trend

FREETOWN – At the foot of a slag heap some 40 meters high, Adi Kalie Bangura showed the black welts that dot his arms and legs that he says are the result of drinking and bathing in water contaminated by …

Exxon to Pay $12M to Settle over Yellowstone Oil Spill

Exxon Mobil Corp. will pay $12 million for environmental damages caused by a pipeline break that spilled 63,000 gallons (238,474 liters) of crude into Montana’s Yellowstone River and prompted a national debate over lax pipeline safety rules, officials said Wednesday. …