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Environmental, Community Groups Praise Closure of Oyster Creek Nuke

Environmental and grassroots organizations greeted Governor Christie’s announcement that Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station will close in nine years as a validation of their long fight to bring safety concerns to light.“Getting Exelon to take Oyster Creek offline in nine years is validation that this…

EPA Vetoes Proposed Mountaintop Removal Mine in West Virginia

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took a historic step by vetoing the water pollution permit issued by the Army Corps of Engineers for the Spruce No. 1 Mine project in West Virginia, one of the largest mountaintop removal mines ever proposed in Appalachia.With this…

Nevada High Court Finds Car Dealership’s Class Action Ban Unenforceable

The Nevada Supreme Court unanimously struck down United Hyundai’s motion to compel arbitration of a consumer’s lawsuit on an individual basis.  The car dealership’s motion had previously been granted at the district court level.  Now, consumers who have grievances against the dealership will be able…