On an unexpectedly rainy October day in Los Angeles, Stewart Resnick looks out the window of a third-floor conference room and shrugs. It's midway through California's biggest-ever pistachio harvest and the rain is yet another reminder, should anyone need it, of how important water is to his business. He helps himself to a half a vegetable wrap and a bottle of Fiji Water—one of the four big consumer brands Resnick owns—and takes his place at the head of the table, where senior executives of his private company, Roll International, have gathered to discuss how to sell 300 million pounds of pistachios.
Work on the Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry oil from Western Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, should be halted because the U.S. didn’t complete an environmental impact review, advocacy groups said in a lawsuit.
The U.S. Export-Import Bank’s $3 billion in financing for a liquefied natural gas facility in Australia faces a legal challenge from conservation groups alleging the project threatens the Great Barrier Reef and marine life.
Federal approval of El Paso Corp. ’s biggest expansion project, a 678 mile-long natural-gas pipeline spanning four western U.S. states, should be reviewed by an appeals court, the Center for Biological Diversity said today.