States Can’t Delay Reviewing Dam Water Quality, Court Rules

The D.C. Circuit on Friday sided with a Native American tribe when it found that corporations cannot “scheme” with state governments to indefinitely delay water quality reviews that could lead to stricter environmental protection conditions for dams and hydropower projects.

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Supreme Court Takes Up 5 Cases for Start of New Term

In a batch of five cases taken up for the start of the October term, the Supreme Court agreed Thursday to review claims over a fishing trip that turned fatal when public utility workers attempted to raise a downed power line from the Tennessee River.

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