Archive: 08/3/2010

Law center prepares lawsuit over Mich. oil spill

(AP) -- A public interest law firm prepared Monday to sue the owners of a pipeline that ruptured in southern Michigan and dumped hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil into a Kalamazoo River tributary, while residents voiced ...

Aug 03, 2010
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HP reaches settlement with DOJ in kickbacks case

(AP) -- Hewlett-Packard Co. said Monday that it has agreed in principle to settle a lawsuit by the Department of Justice, which alleged that HP and other technology companies paid kickbacks to Accenture PLC in exchange for ...

Aug 03, 2010
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Deadly flooding spreads to Pakistan's heartland

(AP) -- Floodwaters spread into Pakistan's heartland Tuesday, submerging dozens of villages along bloated rivers whose torrents already have killed at least 1,200 people. Fresh rains in the hardest-hit northwest threatened ...

Aug 03, 2010
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Scientists unravel human-ecosystem interactions

Whether it is a single rock being overturned or an entire mountaintop being removed, humans play a continuous role in environmental processes, and vice versa. Ecological scientists will discuss findings on human-ecosystem ...

Aug 03, 2010
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