Tag: lawsuit

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

‘Absolute lack of preparation:’ PG&E sued over 2019 fire weeks after bankruptcy exit

July 16, 2020

Via: Utility Dive

PG&E emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy July 1, after committing to a $25.5 billion payout to resolve liabilities stemming from a series of wildfires caused by its power lines between 2015 and 2018. But experts have noted that it still […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

NY Approves Controversial Hakes Landfill Expansion

February 7, 2020

Via: Waste360

The state of New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has approved a controversial landfill expansion for Hakes C&D Disposal amid a pending lawsuit. DEC has issued three permits that will allow the construction and demolition (C&D) landfill to increase […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Oregon County Sues Transfer Station Operator Over Composting Charges

October 4, 2019

Via: Waste360

Marion County, Ore., is suing its transfer station operator for allegedly overcharging residents for compost recycling. Statesman Journal reports that the lawsuit is centered around a 10-year contract that charges Capitol Recycling and Disposal with operating the Salem-Keizer Transfer Station. […]

Emergency Services

Minneapolis Fire Sued Over Hypothermia Death

December 14, 2016

Via: FirstArriving

The complaint includes three counts of negligence; three counts of medical negligence; gross negligence; negligence per se for violating federal, state and local law; negligent hiring; vicarious liability; negligent undertaking; wrongful death; and a civil rights violation of denial of […]