Jordan Blum, Houston Chronicle Published 7:30 am, Thursday, May 31, 2018 Photo: STEVEN SENNE, STF Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Natural gas pipes rise above ground level where the Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline connects to the North American pipeline grid, in Dracut, Mass., Thursday, Nov. 17, 2005. Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline brings natural gas to New England from offshore Nova Scotia, Canada. New England came late to the natural gas market compared to the rest of the country. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) less Natural gas pipes rise above ground level where the Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline connects to the North American pipeline grid, in Dracut, Mass., Thursday, Nov. 17, 2005. Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline brings ... more Photo: STEVEN SENNE, STF Malaysia pays billions to join Shell's LNG Canada project … [Read more...] about Malaysia pays billions to join Shell’s LNG Canada project
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by At War BySeth Harp May 17, 2018 On May 9, a federal appeals court heard oral arguments in a case about an explosive issue among U.S. veterans: the widespread use of burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the potential health consequences they suffered as a result. The case, which dates back to 2008, consolidated dozens of lawsuits by hundreds of veterans and their families seeking to recover damages from the military contractor KBR Inc., but a trial court dismissed it in July 2017. It could be at a legal dead end unless the panel of judges, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., overturns the dismissal. The plaintiffs accuse KBR of negligence for exposing them to toxic emissions from open-air trash fires known as burn pits, which they say cause respiratory, neurological and other health problems. In tossing the case … [Read more...] about Veterans Go Back to Court Over Burn Pits. Do They Have a Chance?