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New York Governor Vetoes Renewable Energy Bill

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo (D) dealt a blow to existing renewable energy producers by vetoing a bill that they say would have helped them remain competitive as the state provides incentives to new producers.

Wyoming Landowners’ Flooding Claims Against Reservoir Revived

A group of Wyoming landowners won reinstatement of their claims against the operator of a water reservoir for flooding their properties after the Tenth Circuit held that the operator exceeded the boundaries of a right-of-way approved under federal law more than a century ago.

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PFAS: The 'Forever Chemicals'

97% of Americans have a detectable amount of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, in their blood, but we don’t yet know all of their health effects. The EPA says more than 600 PFAS chemicals are in the marketplace in the U.S., and the OECD says there could be 5,000 types worldwide. States are racing to regulate PFAS, while the federal government lags.

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