ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York officials say they'll sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency if it certifies General Electric Co.'s $1.7 billion Superfund cleanup of the upper Hudson River is complete. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, both Democrats, say Thursday that the PCB dredging of a 40-mile stretch of river wasn't sufficient to protect public health and the river as promised. They want EPA to order more cleanup work. EPA has said no more dredging is needed.
(AP) - The federal government has ended sweeping net-neutrality rules that guarantee equal access to the internet. The 3-2 vote along party lines Thursday at the Federal Communications Commission could usher in big changes in how Americans use the internet. The ruling rolls back restrictions that keep broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T from blocking or collecting tolls from services they don't like.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's attorney general says he'll lead a multistate lawsuit to stop the rollback of "net neutrality" rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet. Democrat Eric Schneiderman released a statement announcing the lawsuit after the Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to scrap the Obama-era regulations. Schneiderman says millions of fake public comments were submitted to the FCC.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Two couples that gave birth to children with a genetic defect later traced to donated eggs have won a lawsuit against a New York fertility doctor and his clinic. The case hinged on the state's medical malpractice statute of limitations, which bars lawsuits filed more than two and a half years after the alleged malpractice. The lawsuits were filed two years after the children were born, when the condition became apparent, but more than two and a half years following final fertility treatments.
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