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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday waived a slew of environmental protection and conservation laws that it said could hinder the construction of barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, repeating a move that previously landed the agency in federal court.
A group of Mexican seasonal workers at a Pittsburgh-area landscaping company say they weren’t paid enough for their work as required by state and federal law, were squeezed into substandard housing and then were fired and not brought back when they complained, according to a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday.
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler said Wednesday that it has landed a $16.9 million loan on behalf of a real estate investment company that will be used to overhaul a 302,400-square-foot single-tenant building in West Sacramento, California.
Environmental groups said President Donald Trump’s move to issue a new permit for the Keystone XL pipeline does not mean that the Ninth Circuit should dismiss the case and throw out a lower court’s order enjoining construction.
The U.S. Department of Commerce on Wednesday handed down final tariffs on steel nails imported from China after finding that the nails were sold in the U.S. at unfairly low prices.