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July 8, 2010 FindLaw.com Environment Law Newsletter

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ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS

  • This time it's oil trouble for Lake Pontchartrain
  • Leaked climate e-mail inquiry to release report

ANIMALS

  • Anti-whaling group says activist ban 'a strategy'
  • Report says protecting SoCal toad could cost $789M
  • Panda in Chinese zoo accidentally crushes its cub
  • Deal being finalized in lawsuit over Gulf turtles

RECENT CASE SUMMARIES

  • US v. Apollo Energies, Inc., No. 09-3037
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ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS:

THIS TIME IT'S OIL TROUBLE FOR LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN
(AP) - Oil from the ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico is seeping into Lake Pontchartrain north of New Orleans, threatening another environmental disaster for the huge body of water that was rescued from pollution in 1990s. Read more...

LEAKED CLIMATE E-MAIL INQUIRY TO RELEASE REPORT
(AP) - An independent report into the leak of hundreds of e-mails from one of the world's leading climate research centers is being published Wednesday, with many scientists hoping it will help calm the global uproar kicked up by their publication online. Read more...



ANIMALS:

ANTI-WHALING GROUP SAYS ACTIVIST BAN 'A STRATEGY'
(AP) - An anti-whaling group banned one of its members for carrying a weapon onboard ship as a strategy to help him avoid prison in Japan, and he's free to rejoin its protests, the group's leader said Thursday. Read more...


REPORT SAYS PROTECTING SOCAL TOAD COULD COST $789M
(AP) - A federal study says efforts to protect the endangered arroyo toad in Southern California could cost $789 million over 25 years. Read more...


PANDA IN CHINESE ZOO ACCIDENTALLY CRUSHES ITS CUB
(AP) - A panda at the Beijing Zoo accidentally crushed her new cub to death after abandoning its twin, Chinese state media said Tuesday. Read more...


DEAL BEING FINALIZED IN LAWSUIT OVER GULF TURTLES
(AP) - BP and several wildlife groups are working out the final details of a settlement in a lawsuit filed over accusations that turtles were being killed as BP burned oil from its blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico. Read more...


RECENT CASE SUMMARIES:

US V. APOLLO ENERGIES, INC., NO. 09-3037
(US 10th Cir) - In US v. Apollo Energies, Inc., No. 09-3037, the court of appeals affirmed in part Defendants' convictions under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) after dead migratory birds were discovered lodged in a piece of their oil drilling equipment called a heater-treater, holding that one defendant proximately caused the harm to protected birds. Read more...

Related Resources
Full Text of US v. Apollo Energies, Inc., No. 09-3037


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