A Manhattan judge ordered Chevron Corp CEO John Watson to testify in the fraud suit against Ecuadoreans trying to enforce a $19 billion judgment for Chevron's alleged rainforest pollution, Reuters reports.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Roughly 300 gallons of crude oil spilled early Friday into the Mississippi River near St. Louis after a vessel on the rain-swollen waterway slammed into a fleet of docked barges, causing 14 of them to briefly break away, according to the Coast Guard.
The Ontario Superior Court dismissed a lawsuit by Ecuadorian villagers to force Chevron Corp. to pay a $19 billion judgement for alleged oil pollution in the country's rainforest, The Associated Press reports.
Attorneys general in four Northeastern states announced they would petition the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a new review of regulations governing nuclear waste storage, The Associated Press reports.
A panel of infrastructure experts in New Jersey criticized Gov. Chris Christie for remarks that suggested there was no evidence of a link between climate change and Hurricane Sandy, E&E Publishing reports.