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AFL-CIO alerts worker safety bureaus to silica exposure at fracking sites

Rotunda WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The AFL-CIO has put federal bureaus responsible for worker safety on alert regarding silica exposure at hydraulic fracturing sites.

Maloney calls for EPA's Jackson resignation

Maloney MORGANTOWN -- Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Maloney is demanding Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to call for the firing of Environmental Protection Agency administrator Lisa Jackson.

Maloney says Tomblin should fight Obama on EPA

Maloney MORGANTOWN (Legal Newsline) -– The Republican candidate in West Virginia's gubernatorial race, Bill Maloney, has called on Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to actively oppose the environmental policies of the Obama administration, which he characterized as a "war on coal."

Court rules against EPA in Spruce Mine case

Tomblin WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- In yet another court case to limit what has been termed an Obama administration EPA power grab, a ruling has resulted in yet another court saying that the EPA is arrogating too much power.