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Connecticut officials said Friday that the state's utilities have reached a power supply agreement with Dominion Energy Inc. to keep the company's Millstone nuclear power plant open, the latest state to prop up a nuclear plant in order to preserve its zero-carbon emissions.
An OvaScience investor asked a Massachusetts federal judge on Thursday to certify a class in a suit accusing the fertility company of inflating the success of its in vitro fertilization treatment, saying its securities claims are a perfect fit for class treatment.
The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe's argument that a group of Massachusetts residents are forum-shopping by requesting a dispute over a proposed casino be transferred from the nation's capital to Massachusetts federal court is "the epitome of 'the pot calling the kettle black,'" the Bay Staters said Thursday.
A class of participants in a Massachusetts Institute of Technology retirement plan have urged a federal judge to revive their bid to try part of their Employee Retirement Income Security Act suit before a jury, arguing the damages they seek warrant such a trial.
Federal prosecutors hit the city of Quincy, Massachusetts, with a civil complaint claiming the Boston suburb is violating the Clean Water Act by discharging sewage and untreated wastewater into Boston Harbor. But on Friday the city pushed back, calling it government overreach.