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08/01/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Energy Companies Win Katrina Greenhouse-Gas Suit After Eight Federal Judges' Recusals

So many members of the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals have recused themselves from a rehearing of a lawsuit that charges energy companies with contributing to the effects of Hurricane Katrina by emitting greenhouse gases that the court cannot conduct the rehearing.

The result is a victory for the roughly 30 energy companies being sued...

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