Emily Ashcraft

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Win-Dixie and Bi-Lo Claim They Were Damaged by Beef Companies’ Anticompetitive Actions

On Monday, Winn-Dixie Stores and Bi-Lo Holding filed a complaint against major beef packing companies in the Minnesota District Court with antitrust allegations similar to a group of allegations already filed against the same defendants...

Texas Appellate Court Upholds Injunction Against Chicken Farm With Foul Odor

The Texas 12th Court of Appeals ruled in favor of a permanent injunction against a poultry farm which raised chickens for Sanderson Farms due to nuisance claims, affirming the trial court’s decision that the farm...

More Settlements Narrow the Gold King Mine Consolidated Lawsuit

Following allegations that the Environmental Protection Agency tampered with evidence, New Mexico and the Navajo Nation finalized a settlement with the other defendants, Kinross Gold in the lawsuit where the jurisdictions are seeking damages for...

Court Rules Against Cancelling Environmental Groups’ Keystone XL Pipeline Claims

The District of Montana ruled against dismissing a lawsuit regarding the Keystone XL Pipeline, despite the pipeline’s permit and the project’s cancellation after President Biden took office.  The court ruled that the legal action is...

Smithfield Accused of Falsifying Information About Potential COVID-19 Meat Shortage

Smithfield Foods Inc. filed a notice that it was removing a lawsuit against it to the District of Columbia District Court on Friday.  The allegations against Smithfield, initiated by Food & Water Watch, included that...

EPA Agrees to Enforce State Air Quality Plans to Protect Downwind States

In a letter to the Southern District of New York filed on Thursday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it reached a settlement in a lawsuit alleging that it is not doing enough to...