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Judge pauses Snake River salmon litigation

Stay will give parties time to test $1B restoration plan

A longstanding court case over salmon declines in the Columbia and Snake rivers will see a five-to-ten-year pause after a federal judge agreed to give the Biden Administration, four Northwestern tribes, an assortment of environmental groups and the states of Washington and Oregon additional time to test out a $1 billion agreement intended to resolve the dispute.


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Lawyer for Roundup plaintiffs charged with extortion

A Virginia lawyer heavily involved in Roundup litigation has been charged with attempted extortion for “threatening to inflict substantial financial and reputational harm” on an unnamed chemical company unless he received $200 million in “consulting fees,” the Justice Department says.
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CBD company hit with class-action lawsuit

Two consumers have filed a class-action lawsuit against a California CBD company for selling unapproved drugs, dietary supplements and foods, the latest in a series of suits that have hit the CBD industry since the Food and Drug Administration sent warning letters to 15 companies last month.
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