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Brine Firm Sues Over Biblical Fracking Billboard
Offbeat  (tags: Fracking, biblicall billboard, lawsuit, free speech )

Stephen
- 1 day ago - news.yahoo.com
An Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against "poisoned waters" on billboards opposing wells for disposal of gas-drilling wastewater is fighting a legal threat from the Texas well owner on free-speech grounds.
Couple Wins $1M Suit Against Major Bank for 'Outrageous' Robocall Harassment
Offbeat  (tags: robocalls, harassment, lawsuit, Bank of America )

Stephen
- 29 days ago - abcnews.go.com
Bank of America is being forced to hand over more than $1 million to a Florida couple after the bank flooded them with hundreds of loan collection calls for years - the latest example of alleged behavior that has cost the bank tens of millions.
First Ever Lawsuit Launched Against Taiji Whale Museum to Save Angel the Albino Dolphin!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, lawsuit )

Cher
- 257 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
After seemingly endless protests and calls to action, progress is finally being made in the legal battle to end the Taiji dolphin slaughter!
Wildlife Groups to Sue Over Endangered Jaguar Protections
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, habitat, protection, jaguars, lawsuit )

Cher
- 295 days ago - awionline.org
The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) and WildEarth Guardians (Guardians) are suing USDA's Wildlife Services program due to its lethal wildlife management activities, which violate the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
Lawsuit Challenges Massive Mine Threatening Florida Panther, Other Imperiled Species, Camp Keais Strand
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, lawsuit, panthers )

Cher
- 410 days ago - biologicaldiversity.org
Conservation groups filed a lawsuit today against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeking to halt a 970-acre limerock and sand mine in Collier County. The Hogan Island Quarry would be adjacent to the Camp Keais Strand
Groups Sue to Stop Trapping in Lynx Areas
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, lawsuit, lynx, Montana )

Cher
- 677 days ago - bozemandailychronicle.com
Three conservation groups have sued to stop trapping in Montana lynx habitat.
Victory for Belugas: Judge Kills Alaska's Anti-Whale Lawsuit
Offbeat  (tags: lawsuit, victory, judge ruling, protection, belugas, conservation )

Simone
- 1160 days ago - all-creatures.org
Chalk up another loss for Alaska's anti-wildlife crowd -- and another important win for the state's wildlife. A federal judge on Monday utterly rejected a lawsuit sparked by former Alaska Gov.
Pro-Horse Slaughter Representative Subject of Fraud, Ethics Inquiry
Offbeat  (tags: sue wallis, horse slaughter, lawsuit, investigation, fraud, ethics, cruelty )

Simone
- 1494 days ago - all-creatures.org
The bill could allow Wallis' slaughter business to sell contaminated horse meat directly to Wyoming consumers without any form of government oversight, testing or inspection. American horses are not raised for food and are typically administered drugs
Three Giant Elephants In The Room: LA Zoo Exhibit To Open
Offbeat  (tags: controversy, LA, elephant exhibit, imprisoned, elephants, captivity, lawsuit )

Simone
- 1508 days ago - laist.com
A judge has ruled that the L.A. Zoo can move forward with its plan to open a controversial new elephant exhibit scheduled to debut on Dec. 16, reports KTLA. However, the lawsuit to stop the expansion filed by late actor Robert Culp will also move forward
Prof. in 'The Cove' Sues Film Firms, Claiming Editing Arbitrary
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, The Cove, film makers, distributor, Japan, dolphin hunting, damage, lawsuit, editing, arbitrary, mercury )

Naoko
- 1516 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
A professor who appeared in the Oscar-wining U.S. documentary "The Cove" has filed a lawsuit against a film right holder and distributor, claiming that his comments were editted arbitrary and his reputation was thereby damaged.
Woman Sues Shelter for $2 Million Claiming Cat Attacked Her
Offbeat  (tags: woman, suing animal shelter, lawsuit, lawyers, claimed cat attacker her )

Simone
- 1528 days ago - examiner.com
A couple is facing a $2 million lawsuit from a woman who says the cat she got in April from the shelter they ran in Westchester County, New York, viciously attacked her, the New York Daily News reports.
Conservationists Sue RSPB Over Claims Their Study Harmed Birds
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildbirds, RSPB, lawsuit )

Cher
- 1537 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
As committed conservationists, Gordon and Christine Bowker, were proud of the years they had devoted working to help protect rare wild birds.
Sanctuary in Custody Fight Over Elephant
Offbeat  (tags: elephant sanctuary, co founder, carol buckley, lawsuit, tarra, resident elephant )

Simone
- 1553 days ago - nytimes.com
A territorial feud that sounds like something out of the African savannah has erupted in rural Tennessee between Carol Buckley, one of the world's leading authorities on elephant rehabilitation, and the sanctuary she co-founded 15 years ago.
Tiger Lover Sues Katy for Wedding Roar
Offbeat  (tags: kate perry, russell brand, indian weeding, court, lawsuit, wildlife, endangered, threatened, wildife rules )

Simone
- 1554 days ago - telegraphindia.com
A Green activist and founder of an organisation to protect tigers has filed a case against celebrity couple Katy Perry and Russell Brand for flouting wildlife rules during their stay in a luxury resort near Rajasthan's Ranthambhore National Park, famous
Ranchers Lose Case Against BLM
Offbeat  (tags: ranchers, lawsuit, BLM, public lands council )

Simone
- 1584 days ago - all-creatures.org
It should be noted the BLM did not actually challenge the District Court's decision on appeal. Instead, it was the intervenors, Public Lands Council and the American Farm Bureau Federation, that pursued the appeal - and lost.
 

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