Tag: law suit

Emergency Services

California Firefighters File Overtime Suit Over Health Care Buy-Back

January 9, 2017

Via: FirstArriving

Today’s burning question: Does a fire department have to include payments made in lieu of accepting health benefits in a firefighter’s regular rate for purposes of calculating overtime? Answer: Yes, and that is one of the central issues in a […]

Electric Utility

Northeastern states sue EPA, want upwind states to control ozone

October 11, 2016

Via: AmericanPublicPower

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, leading a coalition of Northeastern states, filed a lawsuit in U.S. district court early this month against the Environmental Protection Agency, seeking action by the EPA to control ground-level ozone, or smog, coming […]

Other Utilities, Public Water System, Waste Management

Dominion coal ash suit could have nationwide disposal consequences

July 15, 2016

Via: Utility Dive

A federal judge in Virginia is deliberating in a case focused on Dominion Virginia Power’s plan to close coal ash basins in the state, which is first of its kind, and experts believe an appeal is likely and a trip […]