West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, shares his objections to President Obama's carbon plan.» Read More
Last week, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of coal state Kentucky urged governors and state officials to "think twice" before submitting state plans to the EPA, joining a wider "just say no" campaign led by some lawmakers and industry groups advocating for states to ignore the power plant proposal. "The EPA is going to regulate.
Check out where the highest and lowest property tax rates are in America. NBC News reports.
March 8- Firefighters on Sunday were still working to extinguish the last of a series of fires that erupted when a BNSF Railway train loaded with crude oil derailed two days ago in a rural area south of Galena, Illinois, a local official said. Nobody was injured in the fiery Thursday wreck, in which 21 cars of a 105- car BNSF train that originated in North Dakota...
March 7- Firefighters were still working on Saturday to extinguish several blazes that erupted when a BNSF Railway train loaded with crude oil derailed two days ago in a rural area of northwestern Illinois, a local official said. Nobody was injured in Thursday's fiery wreck, in which 21 cars of a 105- car train that originated in North Dakota derailed on the...
March 5- A California jury on Thursday ordered Johnson& Johnson's Ethicon Inc unit to pay $5.7 million in the first trial over injuries blamed on the TVT Abbrevo, one of numerous transvaginal mesh products that are the subject of thousands of lawsuits. Following more than three days of deliberations in Kern County, California, jurors found Ethicon liable for...
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