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Court Ruling on UC Berkeley Gym Fails to Dislodge Tree-sitters

Court Ruling on UC Berkeley Gym Fails to Dislodge Tree-sitters

BERKELEY, California, June 19, 2008 (ENS) – Both sides are claiming victory in a lawsuit over construction of a gymnasium complex next to UC Berkeley’s California Memorial Stadium that has had tree-sitters occupying a grove of oaks on the site for the past 18 months. The activists have been living in the Memorial Oak Grove…

California Sues 'Natural' Companies Over Carcinogen in Soaps

California Sues 'Natural' Companies Over Carcinogen in Soaps

SACRAMENTO, California, June 10, 2008 (ENS) – California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. has filed a lawsuit against companies that manufacture or distribute body care and household cleaning products that have tested highest for the carcinogenic chemical 1,4-dioxane. The lawsuit was filed May 29 in the Alameda County Superior Court. Named as defendants are…