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US Judge: Waymo Doesn’t Have Smoking Gun Showing Uber Conspired To Steal Trade Secrets

As we previously reported, Waymo/Google is currently in the process of suing Uber for the alleged theft of trade secrets by a former engineer who left to found the self-driving semi truck startup Otto, which was subsequently acquired by Uber

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Pa. Town’s Fracking Waste Ban Is Unconstitutional: Judge

Law360, San Francisco (April 3, 2017, 3:00 PM EDT) — A Pennsylvania magistrate judge on Friday granted in part Pennsylvania General Energy Co.’s bid for an early win in its suit against a township for banning corporations from disposing of oil and gas …
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Nebraska judge overturns fracking water disposal decision

SIDNEY — A judge has overturned a Nebraska commission’s decision to let a Colorado company use a well north of Mitchell to dispose of salty groundwater and chemical-laden fracking wastewater that result from oil and gas exploration and production.
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Judge tosses lawsuits against BP over drilling ban

So far, BP has agreed or been ordered to pay more than $ 52 billion for cleanup, restoration, fines and compensation for the spill. The question still remaining was whether BP (BP) was liable for the government’s decision to block exploratory drilling …
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Federal judge puts fracking waste ban on hold until Feb. 11 hearing

Federal judge puts fracking waste ban on hold until Feb. 11 hearing By Sarah Plummer For The Fayette Tribune Fayette Tribune A federal judge has granted an emergency injunction to prevent Fayette County from enforcing a countywide ban on the storage and …
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Natural gas fracking: repeated short-term water permits legal, judge rules

A judge will not stop the flow of fresh water from British Columbia’s lakes and rivers to hydraulic fracking operations, but did recognize the issue as a growing public concern. The Western Canada Wilderness Committee and the Sierra Club filed a petition …
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Judge Denies BP’s Request to Recoup Overpayments to Oil Spill Victims – New York Times


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Judge Denies BP's Request to Recoup Overpayments to Oil Spill Victims
New York Times
The oil giant BP cannot recoup hundreds of millions of dollars it claims to have overpaid victims of a 2010 Gulf Coast oil spill, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. At a hearing in Federal District Court in New Orleans, Judge Carl J. Barbier rejected BP
Businesses Won't Have to Return BP Spill PayoutsABC News
Businesses can keep BP payouts for Gulf oil spillAl Jazeera America
4 things to know about the BP oil spill court hearings on WednesdayThe Times-Picayune – NOLA.com
The Daily Advertiser –Bidness ETC –Hattiesburg American
all 345 news articles »

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BP’s ‘gross negligence’ caused Gulf oil spill, federal judge rules – Washington Post


New York Times

BP's 'gross negligence' caused Gulf oil spill, federal judge rules
Washington Post
A federal judge in New Orleans on Thursday ruled that BP's “gross negligence” and “willful misconduct” had caused the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 and that the company's “reckless” behavior made it subject to fines of as much as $ 4
BP May Be Fined Up to $ 18 Billion for Spill in GulfNew York Times
BP's Recklessness Caused Gulf Oil Spill, US Judge RulesHuffington Post
BP found 'grossly negligent' in 2010 Gulf oil spillBBC News
The Guardian –Los Angeles Times –CNBC
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Judge rules gross negligence in 2010 BP Gulf Coast oil spill

In his 153-page ruling, Barbier attributes BP’s profit-based decision-making process as to what ultimately led to the leak that lasted for 87 days in 2010. The judge noted that BP was 67 percent responsible, drilling rig owner Transocean Ltd. was 30 …
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Judge Sets May 2015 Date for BP Investors’ Suit Over Oil Spill – Insurance Journal

Judge Sets May 2015 Date for BP Investors' Suit Over Oil Spill
Insurance Journal
A U.S. judge set a May 2015 trial date on Friday for BP Plc to face claims in a lawsuit accusing the company of misleading investors about the severity of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. U.S. District Judge Keith Ellison in Houston set the May 18

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