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Lancaster to address sewage discharge into Conestoga River after settlement with state, feds

READING – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) have reached a settlement with the city of Lancaster to take action in ending sewage discharge into local waterways from storm and sewage systems.

Panel explores overlapping criminal enforcement actions against companies and how penalties are determined

NEW YORK – Insight into the process of crafting of financial penalties for companies alleged to have engaged in corporate misconduct was a prominent topic of discussion in a recent seminar held June 7.

Man sues Justice Department over alleged failure to treat inmate, now deceased

PHILADELPHIA — The relative of a former inmate is suing the United States of America c/o the U.S. Department of Justice over a claim of negligence.

Man sues U.S. government claiming he's wrongfully prohibited from owning firearms

PHILADELPHIA — A man is suing the FBI, ATF and DOJ, alleging violation of civil rights, federal law and state law for his inability to own firearms.

Analysts say Sierra Club seeks to win delays, not legal battles

WASHINGTON – Although none of the Sierra Club’s recent antitrust complaints resulted in stopping a liquid natural gas (LNG) pipeline project, antitrust and industry experts say legal victory was not the environmental group’s goal.

Tank Car Corporation of America accused of environmental violation

PHILADELPHIA — The federal government, at the request of the Environmental Protection Agency, is suing a Pennsylvania company alleging violation of federal environmental laws.

Government sues for repayment of loan plus interest

PITTSBURGH — The federal government is suing Paul A. Elis Jr., claiming the Pennsylvania man has defaulted in payment of a loan.

Malvern company charged with defrauding the City of Philadelphia

The U.S. Department of Justice has charged a Malvern, Pa.-based company with