Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc is seeking a court order making
more of its executives eligible for bonuses, arguing the
incentive payments will help the company achieve better results
at an upcoming bankruptcy auction.
The U.S. government filed a lawsuit on Monday against
engineering company Tetra Tech EC Inc, alleging it faked the
results of radiation tests it was hired to conduct on soil at a
former U.S. Navy shipyard in San Francisco.
Energy Transfer Partners LP is urging a federal court to
reject an activist's claim that the First Amendment shields her
from the company's civil racketeering lawsuit stemming from
protests that aimed to block construction of its Dakota Access
A manufacturer of automotive parts violated the stay in the
bankruptcy of power producer FirstEnergy Solutions Corp by
terminating an electricity supply agreement, a judge said in an
opinion released on Tuesday.
Health and environmental concerns are not the foremost
priority for Colorado regulators who oversee oil and gas
drilling, the state's Supreme Court said in a decision on Monday
reversing a lower court order requiring the state to consider a
rule limiting drilling permits.
Unsecured creditors of Senior Care Centers LLC on Monday
backed the bankrupt nursing home operator's bid to reject leases
for eight facilities currently costing it $700,000 a month.
Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc, a bankrupt developer of
gastrointestinal therapies, has received court approval to
proceed with a plan to sell itself, with Bausch Health Companies
Inc serving as a so-called stalking horse bidder.
The Animal Legal Defense Fund has asked a federal judge to
block the U.S. Forest Service from selling horses removed from
California's Modoc National Forest, warning that allowing sales
to proceed could lead to some animals being sold for meat.
The U.S. Departments of Commerce and the Interior should ban
pesticides from the habitat of wildlife and plants protected by
the Endangered Species Act because the Environmental Protection
Agency is failing to keep the areas free of pesticides, the
Center for Biological Diversity said on Monday.
The judge overseeing Puerto Rico's restructuring rejected a
bid on Tuesday by two groups representing police officers on the
island to proceed with a decade-old dispute over $366 million in
backpay for salary adjustments.