Emily Ashcraft

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President Biden Cancels Keystone XL Pipeline in One of his First Acts in Office

Among the 17 executive actions that President Joe Biden made during his first day in office was signing an executive order canceling the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline. The order, which was signed on...

Pet Company Sued After Recall

Five individuals filed a putative class action complaint on Tuesday in the Southern District of Indiana against Midwestern Pet Foods, Inc., asking the court to provide relief to pet-owners who purchased Sportmix Pet Foods...

EPA Settles Hazardous Waste Lawsuit Which Began in 2001 Against Magnesium Company

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) filed a consent decree on Tuesday announcing a settlement between it and U.S. Magnesium (USM), “the largest producer of magnesium metal in the Northern Hemisphere,” in the Utah District Court....

USDA Announces Another CFAP 2 Expansion

On Friday, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it added more producers to those eligible for financial assistance through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). Some of the changes help align the...

Juice Company Ordered to Destroy Product and Sanitize Facilities in Consent Decree

On Thursday, the Eastern District of Washington issued a Consent Decree of Permanent Injunction in a lawsuit filed by the United States against juice producer Valley Processing, Inc. and its owner, who were accused of...

USDA Announces Final Rule for Hemp Production

On Friday, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it had published a Final Rule for the Domestic Production of Hemp. The rule, which modifies current hemp laws and relaxes some restrictions, will...