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Environment  (tags: BP, suspension, oil spill, court, federal contractor, settlement, max. penalty, environment, destruction )

- 1934 days ago -
BP has announced to its shareholders that it is in negotiations with the government to quickly resolve and lift the suspension. Don't Let BP Off the Hook: Demand BP's Suspension From Federal Contracts.
No Sweetheart Deal for BP ! - Please Sign
Environment  (tags: BP, oil spill, court, trial, settlement, max. penalty, environment, destruction )

- 1942 days ago -
Urge the U.S. Government to Seek the Highest Penalties for Oil Spill Possible Under the Law. The government is reportedly considering a deal under which BP would pay $16 billion to settle the civil suit regarding the April 20, 2010, oil spill.
'Trial of the Century': Can BP Deflect Blame for Gulf Oil Spill?
Environment  (tags: BP, oil spill, court, trial, settlement, max. penalty, environment, destruction )

- 1942 days ago -
What once seemed likely - a settlement - now appears off the table as the US prepares to take BP to court in New Orleans on Monday, alleging the company exhibited 'gross negligence' in the lead-up to the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010. At stake $17 bn
Rudd Resurrects Plan to Take Japan to International Court Over Whaling
Environment  (tags: australian government, court, japan, whaling, commerical whaling, conservation )

- 2970 days ago -
THE government has decided to press ahead with legal action in the International Court of Justice to stop Japan's ''scientific'' whale hunt. Federal cabinet discussed the issue in Sydney on Thursday, a day after the Environment Protection Minister,
37,000 Sq Km of Amazon Rainforest Destroyed or Damaged in 2008
Environment  (tags: Brazil, amazon, rainforest, indigenous people, Indians, land, court, government, humans, environment, globalwarming, protection, nature, satellite, conservation, sustainable )

- 3381 days ago -
Farmers, speculators, and ranchers set vast areas ablaze to prepare for the 2008 growing season. A new satellite system provides a more detailed look at forest degradation and may help Brazil stop deforestation before it occurs.
Brazilian Court Ruling Backs Amazon Rainforest Reservation
Environment  (tags: Brazil, good news, amazon, rainforests, indigenous people, Indians, land, court, government, humans, environment, globalwarming, protection, nature, conservation, sustainable )

- 3381 days ago -
Brazil's Supreme Court sided with Amazonian Indians in a land dispute that some have called critical for determining the future of the rainforest that sprawls the size of Western Europe and provides a critical cushion against global warming.
Not Guity! Greenpeace Activists Cleared of Charges
Environment  (tags: direct action, greenpeace, protest, vandalism, globalwarming, protection, court )

- 3572 days ago -
argued they were legally justified because they were trying to prevent climate change causing greater damage to property around the world. 1st case in which preventing property damage caused by climate change had been used as "lawful excuse" defense.
Conservationists To Fight In Court For Gray Wolves
Environment  (tags: conservationists, court, wildlife, gray wolves, protection, nature, conservation )

- 3770 days ago -
Environmental conservationists groups plan to fight in court against the US Department of the Interior, after the latter decided that gray wolves should be removed from the endangered species list in Montana, Wyoming and Idaho. The US Fish and
Court Blocks Shell Drilling in Arctic Waters
Environment  (tags: shell, ban, drilling, arctic, court, alaska, U.S. Federal, Goverment )

- 3989 days ago -
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A U.S. federal appeals court has ordered Royal Dutch Shell to suspend oil exploration operations in the Beaufort Sea off the north coast of Alaska

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