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EPA blamed for delays in asbestos study in Montana

BILLINGS, Mont. — Internal investigators faulted the Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday for years of delays in completing health studies needed to guide the cleanup of a Montana mining town where hundreds of people have died from asbestos exposure. The ...

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In-House Interrogatory (access required)

Asked: Our weekly question to the In-House community It’s all about staying out of trouble in this week’s In-House Interrogatory. Corporate Counsel has a story with tips on how in-house counsel can avoid becoming targets of the U.S. Department of ...

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‘Citizens United’ trumps state law, Supreme Court affirms

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday reaffirmed its 2-year-old decision allowing corporations to spend freely to influence elections. The justices struck down a Montana law limiting corporate campaign spending. By a 5-4 vote, the court’s conservative justices said the ...

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Maryland to debate more gambling as casino market grows more crowded (access required)

Gambling is shaping up to be one of the most interesting debates of the 2012 legislative session in Maryland and, underscoring the need that many in the General Assembly feel to approve table games, it’s going to be a big ...

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Advocates seek to stop wolf hunts in Idaho, Montana

PASADENA, Calif. — Wildlife advocates appeared in federal court Tuesday seeking to stop gray wolf hunts that are already well under way in the Northern Rockies, arguing that Congress overstepped its authority in stripping federal protections from the canines. Federal ...

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