New policy still doesn’t cover older, shallower offshore wells June 21, 2010 New Orleans, LA — On Friday, the Department of Interior closed a loophole that had allowed oil drilling to proceed in the Gulf of Mexico without adequate safeguards for blowouts like the Deepwater Horizon. This action came in response to a lawsuit filed by the […]
In follow-up to a ruling on off-highway vehicle routes in the California desert, federal judge imposes deadline for new plan and imposes protective measures SAN FRANCISCO – January 31, 2011: Ten environmental organizations secured a favorable ruling in a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM), which manages 25 million acres of […]
Eighteen citizens have filed a petition for damages and permanent injunction against USA Speedway LLC in the Third Judicial District Court.
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Joel Waltzer Position: owner, Waltzer and Associates Age: 44 family: wife, Toni; and children, Noah, 12, Elias, 9 Education: bachelor’s degree, Boston University; juris doctor, Harvard University “Whether he’s representing the eastern New Orleans Vietnamese community on issues involving state and local governments or his work as a civil trial lawyer, Joel Waltzer’s sense of […]
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