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2008-09-04 18:00:14

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: William Perry Pendley of the Mountain States Legal Foundation, +1-303-292-2021 DENVER, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A small Michigan energy company today sought to intervene in a lawsuit filed by environmental groups that resulted in a court ruling barring the company from drilling a well to identify new sources of energy. Savoy Energy, L.P. of Traverse City, Michigan filed its motion as well as a protective notice of appeal with a federal district...

2008-07-25 12:00:49

To: RADIO-TELEVISION EDITORS Contact: William Perry Pendley of the Mountain States Legal Foundation, +1-303-292-2021 DENVER, July 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A demand by a federal agency that two companies agree to a race-based set aside as a condition to approval of their merger today drew a warning that the provision is unconstitutional from a western, nonprofit, public- interest law firm known for civil rights litigation. In a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC),...

2008-07-22 15:00:39

GOLDEN, Colo., July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Atna Resources Ltd. ("Atna") -- (TSX: ATN), is pleased to announce that Mountain States Legal Foundation ("MSLF") has filed a petition for writ of certiorari on behalf of Atna's wholly owned subsidiary, Seven-Up Pete Venture and other property owners, with the United States Supreme Court in the case Seven-Up Pete Venture, et al. v Brian Schweitzer, et al. MSLF is a nonprofit, public interest law firm dedicated to individual liberty, the right...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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