Vedanta Wins (Interim) Supreme Court Backing for Sterlite Restart

The Indian state of Tamil Nadu has been told by the Supreme Court to comply with a Green Tribunal (NGT) order allowing Vedanta (NSE:VEDL) to reopen its long-shuttered Sterlite copper smelter in Thoothukudi in an interim order. In December, a committee of the NGT had said that Tamil Nadu had insufficient grounds to keep the Sterlite […]

GSLR Fails to Comply With an Order of the Court

GSLR has failed to comply with a Superior Court order to submit documents and undertakings related to the Judicial review. On November 30th, 2018 Canada Carbon (TSXV:CCB)’s lawyers attended Superior Court and presented a motion regarding the conduct of GSLR and their failure to adhere to previously agreed court imposed deadlines for the submission of […]

Saskatchewan Takes Ottawa to Court over Uranium Mess

The government of Saskatchewan is taking the federal government to court in hopes of getting Ottawa to pay for its share of cleanup costs for the Gunnar uranium mine. The remediation of the now defunct energy mine has been a long-standing issue between the province and the country. Costs for cleaning up the derelict project […]

US Supreme Court Tackles Virginia Uranium Ban

The US Supreme Court heard arguments on Monday (November 5) regarding a 36-year-old uranium mining ban in the state of Virginia. The almost four-decade moratorium was enacted by the state in the early 80s following a partial meltdown at Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania. Since then, uranium miners and a private citizen have adamantly appealed […]

Coinbase BCH Insider Trading Case Dismissed by US Court

Major US cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider Coinbase had just been granted a motion to dismiss a lawsuit over alleged insider trading. The alleged Coinbase BCH insider trading occurred last year during the company’s launch of Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Coinbase BCH Insider Trading The United States District Court North District of California published a court document […]

US Supreme Court Upholds Grand Canyon Uranium-mining Ban

On Monday (October 1), the US Supreme Court ruled it would not hear arguments from uranium exploration and mining companies regarding overturning an Obama-era uranium mining ban in the Grand Canyon. The mining ban, which was established by former US President Obama in 2012, aims to protect the aquifers and streams that feed the Colorado […]

Cameco Stock Skyrockets After Canada Tax Court Ruling

After a battle spanning nearly a decade, the Tax Court of Canada has ruled in favor of uranium producer Cameco (TSX:CCO,NYSE:CCJ). At issue was the reassessment of company tax returns from the 2003, 2005 and 2006 calendar years. The case was first launched by Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) in 2008. The CRA had taken issue […]

Cryptocurrency in India: Supreme Court to Hear Final Petitions Against the RBI Bitcoin Ban

Cryptocurrency in India is becoming a hot topic thanks to the upcoming crypto hearings in the country. India’s Supreme Court is set to listen to the final round of petitions against the country’s Bitcoin ban. The ban was put in place by the country’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The hearing is […]

Failure of US Supreme Court Opinions

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