Updates on high-profile court cases drew our readers’ clicks last month.
The list below shows our top stories published in January in terms of unique page views.
1 | Kuusakoski’s $6 million CRT cleanup deal approved
On the final day of 2021, a judge approved Kuusakoski’s $6 million legal settlement with Ohio warehouse owners, marking a major milestone in the years-long Closed Loop CRT cleanup case.
2 | Startup to open sprawling EV battery recycling plant
Lithium-ion battery recycling company Battery Resourcers will open a $43 million electric vehicle battery recycling facility in Georgia, the company announced.
3 | Former Total Reclaim exec headed to prison (again)
After serving two years behind bars, former Total Reclaim owner Jeffrey Zirkle has been sentenced to another six months. This time, he pleaded guilty to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the company and dodging taxes.
4 | Former ECS Refining owners settle suit alleging sabotage
James and Kenneth Taggart and their insurance provider agreed to pay $1.35 million to settle a lawsuit alleging they intentionally crippled their e-scrap company to fend off bankers who were angling for a hostile takeover.
5 | Refurbished electronics seller raises another $510 million
Back Market, an online marketplace selling refurbished electronics, has now raised over $1 billion in investment backing in recent years.