Latest Environmental crime Stories

2010-03-25 10:45:00

African gorillas and great apes are facing a number of issues that threaten their existence, and could reduce their numbers substantially by 2030.

2009-11-19 11:35:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Local news sources reported Tuesday that agents of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service searched the Tennessee manufacturing facility of Gibson Guitars as part of an investigation under the Lacey Act into harvested wood from Madagascar.

2008-10-15 18:00:13

David B. Weinstein, managing shareholder of Greenberg Traurig's Tampa office, moderated a panel, "Internal Investigations: Ten Tips Every Attorney Should Know Before Starting an Internal Environmental Investigation" at the 16th ABA Environment, Energy, & Resources Section Law Summit.

2008-10-10 18:00:17

By MARY MARAGHY Someone in Middleburg is making homemade diesel fuel, evidenced by six 55-gallon drums filled with vegetable oil residue and a homemade PVC pipe filtration system found in a construction site dumpster.

2008-08-05 06:00:24

By Jenny Haworth THE decision to fine a firm responsible for an oil slick that spread nine miles across the Firth of Forth just GBP 3,000 has left green groups calling for action to make sure environmental crimes are treated more seriously.

2008-07-23 09:00:39

Brazil toughens environmental regulations RIO DE JANEIRO, July 22 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva signed Tuesday a decree aiming to toughen the country's environmental law.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]