The World Will Not End, Thanks to a Technicality

I’m sorry, this is abuse. You want 12A, next door.

Day of reckoning for doomsday lawsuit

Basically the decision came down to an issue of jurisdiction: Wagner and a co-plantiff made their claim under the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA). But NEPA only applies to “major federal actions,” and the judge said that the US contribution to the LHC (US$531 million or about 10% of the overall cost) was too small to constitute a major federal project.