RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) - North Carolina hog farmers, supported by national farming and manufacturing groups, have asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit to reverse a $50 million nuisance verdict that was the opening shot in litigation that has delivered more than $500 million in verdicts for property owners who say they are being annoyed by noise and smells emanating from nearby farms.
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Sens. Shelley Moore Capito and Joe Manchin both voted Thursday to override Obama’s veto. The Senate fell 15 votes short.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives, including West Virginia’s entire congressional delegation, on Jan. 13 approved a measure that would effectively kill the Environmental Protection Agency’s new “Waters of the United States” rule. The House voted 253-166, passing a resolution of disapproval to nullify the rule, which extends the federal agency’s authority to all bodies of water, no matter the size or frequency. Only one Republican – U.S. Rep. Chris Smith of New Jersey – voted against
WASHINGTON – West Virginia’s Shelley Moore Capito and Joe Manchin were among those U.S. senators who, on Tuesday, voted in favor of a measure that would effectively kill the Environmental Protection Agency’s new “Waters of the United States” rule.
CHARLESTON – Greg Thomas and West Virginia CALA are at it again.
Tomblin WASHINGTON - Ten business groups, in a filing this week, expressed their support for a federal court ruling reversing the federal Environmental Protection Agency's veto of a West Virginia coal mine's water pollution permit.
MORGANTOWN -- Five business and industry leaders with strong ties to West Virginia will be inducted into the 2010 West Virginia Business Hall of Fame on Nov. 18 in a ceremony at the Morgantown Event Center, Waterfront Place Hotel.
Romano CLARKSBURG -- Reading Judge John Yoder's recent guest column in The West Virginia Record reminded me why our country is so divided.
WASHINGTON -- The firm of heavyweight Alabama plaintiffs attorney Jere Beasley gave more than $600,000 to a candidate for the state Supreme Court in 2008 without appearing on a list of her contributors, a recent report shows.
Peirce RICHMOND (Legal Newsline) -- CSX Transportation's appeal in a case alleging a Pittsburgh law firm conspired with a radiologist to fabricate an asbestos exposure claim is drawing attention from tort reform groups and asbestos expert witnesses.
CHARLESTON -- Below is an outline of the federal actions that have begun since the start of the Obama Administration and the 111th U.S. Congress. This list was supplied by the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce:
Karlin MORGANTOWN -- Steve Cohen is no friend of West Virginia.
During the 2006 State of the State address, Gov. Joe Manchin unveiled new "Open For Business" highway signs that welcome visitors to West Virginia. CHARLESTON - West Virginia and Virginia share a border, but apparently little else.