Tag: News

Perry Defends ‘Getting Conversation Started’ on NOPR; Chatterjee Lists Options

Neil Chatterjee FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee on October 13 said the Commission has many tools available to address the notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) from the Department of Energy (DOE) on grid resiliency and the 60-day comment period provides ample time to address the issues that have been before the Commission for some time. Chatterjee […]

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Kansas Mom Details 23-Year Struggle to Free Her Son

The Kansas City Star details the 23-year struggle Rosie McIntyre endured to clear her son Lamonte, who was exonerated on Friday.  Lamonte McIntyre was just 17 when he was arrested for the murders of Donie Quinn and Donald Ewing.  His mother knew all along that he was innocent.  She told the Star, “It tore me […]

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Protesting Perry’s Push at FERC

The Nuclear Information and Resource Service and allied organizations are greeting FERC employees today at 8:45 a.m. to protest Perry’s push for new rules that “properly value” the coal and nuclear sectors. That comes as National Rural Electric Cooperative Association CEO Jim Matheson sent Perry a letter thanking him for “jumpstarting a conversation” about the nation’s electric […]

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Seabrook Watchdog Group C-10 Gains Standing w/NRC on Plant’s Concrete Review

NRC’s Atomic Safety and Licensing Board rules in favor of C-10:Citizens group gains standing in federal case on Seabrook’s concrete Newburyport, Mass. — The C-10 Research & Education Foundation (C-10), a non-profit group concerned with the safety of citizens surrounding Seabrook Station nuclear power plant, has been granted standing following its pro se petition to […]

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This Week in Innocence News – October 6, 2017

Honoring Wrongful Conviction DayThe Innocence Project and Innocence Network member organizations celebrated International Wrongful Conviction Day on October 2. Created by the Innocence Network in 2014, Wrongful Conviction Day aims to raise awareness of the causes and remedies of wrongful conviction and to recognize the tremendous personal, social and emotional costs of wrongful conviction for innocent people and their […]

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Wrongful Conviction Day 2017: Taking a Closer Look at Compensation Laws in the U.S.

October 2nd marks the Third Annual International Wrongful Conviction Day. The purpose of the day is two-fold: to draw attention to the main contributors to wrongful conviction and to criminal justice reform efforts that aim to prevent further injustice and help individuals who’ve suffered at the hands of a fallible system. In recognition of Wrongful […]

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Civil Rights Advocates Sue to End Unlawful Driver’s License Suspensions in Tennessee

September 22, 2017 Last week, attorneys from the National Center for Law and Economic Justice (NCLEJ), Civil Rights Corps, Just City, and the law firm Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, filed a federal class action lawsuit, Robinson, et al. v. Purkey, et al., challenging Tennessee’s suspension of more than a quarter of a million […]

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