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The federal government failed to adequately assess environmental impacts before granting permits for elements of the nation’s first commercial-scale oil-shale mine and processing plant, environmental groups said in a lawsuit filed Thursday.
The D.C. federal judge presiding over public interest groups' challenge to President Donald Trump's executive order requiring that for every new regulation, two rules must be eliminated, said Friday that federal agencies must do a better job complying with discovery.
Illinois would double its gas tax and create taxes on streaming services and ride sharing, among other services, to pay for a $41.5 billion infrastructure plan the governor circulated Friday.
Bankrupt oil and gas exploration company Hilltop Energy LLC received court approval Friday in Delaware for its proposed schedule seeking rapid confirmation of its $53 million debt-for-equity swap.
A Texas federal judge on Friday confirmed a $720 million arbitral award issued to Vantage Deepwater Co. following a dispute with Petrobras over a canceled drilling contract, rejecting arguments that the tribunal had failed to properly consider whether the contract was procured through bribery.