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New York Men Jailed for 'Rip and Run' Asbestos Removals

New York Men Jailed for 'Rip and Run' Asbestos Removals

UTICA, New York, February 16, 2009 (ENS) – A federal judge has sentenced two operators of asbestos abatement companies to prison for environmental crimes related to the illegal removal and disposal of asbestos in upstate New York. U.S. District Judge David Hurd for the Northern District of New York handed John Wood of Plattsburgh a…

Judge: Navy Must Protect Whales in Hawaii From Sonar

Judge: Navy Must Protect Whales in Hawaii From Sonar

HONOLULU, Hawaii, March 1, 2008 (ENS) – The U.S. Navy is violating federal law and a federal judge has enjoined the Navy from carrying out its undersea warfare exercises in Hawaii’s waters without adhering to additional mitigation measures to protect marine mammals. Hawaii federal district Judge David Ezra ruled Saturday that the Navy must use…