Ninth Circuit Follows Laidlaw By Keeping the Door Open to Environmental Citizen Suits
- Pacific Lumber suit reinstated by court. Williams, Fred // Pensions & Investments;5/15/1995, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p2
Reports on the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals' reinstatement of the suit brought by former employees against Pacific Lumber Co. for alleged improper recovery of surplus pension assets after buying an annuity contract from Executive Life Insurance Co. in 1986. Facts and issues of the case.
- Settlement reached in Exec Life lawsuit. Williams, Fred // Pensions & Investments;6/10/1996, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p25
Reports on the out-of-court settlement of a class action lawsuit against Pacific Lumber Co. involving its purchase of Executive Life Insurance Co. Background information on the lawsuit; Legal documents.
- Suit over annuities reinstated. // Business Insurance;4/17/95, Vol. 29 Issue 16, p2
Reports on developments in employees and retirees' claims against Pacific Lumber Co. for buying Executive Life Insurance Co. annuities.
- Firm settles suits on ELIC annuity. Wojcik, Joanne // Business Insurance;5/27/96, Vol. 30 Issue 22, p3
Reports that Pacific Lumber Co. will pay seven million dollars to settle two lawsuits charging the company imprudently purchased an annuity for company pension plan participants from the now-defunct Executive Life Insurance Co. of Los Angeles, California.
- In the Shadows of Pacific Lumber: Legacy Forest Management and Recovery in Three North Coast Watersheds. DiPerna, Rob // Econews;Apr/May2015, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p15
The article reports on the legacy of lumber company Pacific Lumber Co.'s logging activities and the forest management and recovery in watersheds in California. Topics discussed include an overview of the watershed recovery efforts, the Pacific Lumber land acquisition, the logging operations of...
- STANDING TO SUE. // Benefits Quarterly;1996 Fourth Quarter, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p74
The article discusses the lawsuit Kayes v. Pacific Lumber Company, 19 EBC 1116 (9th Cit 1995). Divulging the information of this lawsuit, the article adds that former participants and beneficiaries of terminated pension plan have standing under ERISA to sue former employer and organization that...
- Pacific Lumber and Philadelphia Newspapers: The Eradication of a Carefully Constructed Statutory Regime Through Misinterpretation of Section 1129(b)(2)(A) of the Bankruptcy Code. Brookner, Jason S. // American Bankruptcy Law Journal;Spring2011, Vol. 85 Issue 2, p127
The article focuses on decisions issued by the Fifth and Third Circuit Courts of Appeals which uphold the sale of a secured creditor's collateral under a chapter 11 plan, depriving the creditor of its right to credit bid in the U.S. These decisions have changed the historical interpretation and...
- Trailblazers: Our Friend in Conservation. // Parks & Recreation;Feb2007, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p85
This article describes U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander's dedication to causes related to parks and recreation. The Land and Water Conservation fund recently benefited from legislation he passed in the October 2006 offshore drilling bill. He believes in community activism not complete reliance on...
- Banning Bottled Water. Daigneau, Elizabeth // Governing;Aug2010, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p17
The article offers information on the purchase bottled water ban legislation implemented in the U.S. Jean Hill, an 82-year-old activist, is considered as the pioneer of the said law, where it has been approved as an ordinance, approve by the city council in Concord, Massachusetts. It highlights...