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Trump administration eases environmental enforcement during outbreak

Flags fly outside the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at EPA headquarters in Washington, U.S., July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ting Shen

The Trump administration has decided to ease enforcement of environmental regulations covering polluting industries to help them cope with impacts from the coronavirus outbreak, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday.  Full Article 

U.S. Attorney General William Barr delivers remarks at the U.S. Department of Justice National Opioid Summit in Washington, U.S., March 6, 2020. REUTERS/Erin Scott

Attorney general seeks to expand home confinement option as coronavirus spreads in prisons

WASHINGTON - U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Thursday he has directed the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to expand its use of home confinement for inmates in appropriate cases, as the coronavirus has continued to spread in the federal prison system.  Full Article 

The Raytheon stand is seen at the 53rd International Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport near Paris, France June 21, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

UTC, Raytheon deal wins U.S. antitrust approval, with divestitures

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Justice Department has approved United Technologies Corporation's planned merger with Raytheon Co , subject to conditions, the agency said on Thursday.  Full Article 

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U.S. EPA considers delaying compliance deadline for biofuels law

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is considering whether to delay the deadline for oil refineries to comply with the nation's biofuel regulation past March 31, to help the industry cope with fallout from the coronavirus, agency chief Andrew Wheeler said on Thursday.

California sets goal to double clean energy by 2030

California on Thursday adopted a new emissions target for its electric sector that would double the state's clean energy capacity over the next decade and close the door to development of new natural gas plants, but green groups said the goal was not aggressive enough.

U.S. indicts Venezuela's Maduro, a political foe, for 'narco-terrorism'

2020年欧洲杯小组赛赛程The U.S. government on Thursday indicted Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and more than a dozen other top Venezuelan officials on charges of "narco-terrorism," the latest escalation of the Trump administration's pressure campaign aimed at ousting the socialist leader.

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Mar 12, 2020; Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA; Purell hand sanitizer at the track prior to the NCAA Indoor Championships at Albuquerque Convention Center that were cancelled because of the coronavirus. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Purell maker accused of 'deceptive' claims in class action

Gojo Industries Inc, the maker of Purell-branded hand sanitizer, has been hit with a proposed class action accusing it of making "false, deceptive and dangerous" claims about its products' effectiveness against disease.  Read more 

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‘Corporations don’t get a free pass because of COVID-19’- Robbins Geller’s Randy Baron

At the beginning of this month, Randall Baron of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd was running all out. In just the second week of March, Baron was in New York for meetings about a shareholder breach-of-duty suit against Tesla CEO Elon Musk that was scheduled to go to trial on March 23; in New Orleans for the annual Corporate Law Institute gathering at Tulane; back home in Southern California; and in Phoenix for a visit with his son. Then he arrived in Delaware, where a Robbins Geller tea