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New Zealand court quashes seabed mining off Pātea

New Zealand’s High Court has quashed the EPA’s green light for Trans-Tasman Resources’ experimental seabed mining operation off Pātea, in Taranaki and environmentalists are celebrating as the country’s only known population of blue whale ‘has been granted a reprieve’.

Klaipėdos Nafta wins arbitration case for LNG terminal

LNG terminal operator Klaipėdos Nafta, announced that the Arbitration Institute of Stockholm has resolved a dispute between the company and the Latvian company AS BMGS, in a case regarding the construction of the KN LNG terminal.

Court fails to act in Freeport LNG case

A federal court has rejected a challenge to the construction of a major liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal in Texas. Recently, the Court ruled that DOE conducted the necessary environmental and economic reviews before approving the project.

Court fails to act in Freeport LNG case

A federal court has rejected a challenge to the construction of a major liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal in Texas. Recently, the Court ruled that DOE conducted the necessary environmental and economic reviews before approving the project.

Captain pleads guilty for illegal fishing off North Carolina

The US Department of Justice announced that in federal court, the captain of a commercial trawler pleaded guilty to federal charges regarding the illegal harvest and sale of Atlantic Striped Bass from federal waters off the coast of North Carolina in 2010.

Groups challenge Shell’s Arctic Drilling extension appeal

Earthjustice on behalf of eight conservation groups has filed to intervene in a case before the Interior Board of Land Appeals to defend the Department of Interior’s decision to deny Shell Oil’s request for an extension of the terms of its oil drilling leases in the Arctic Ocean.

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