Monthly Archives: April 2022

Virginia attorney general opens inquiry into NFL’s Washington Commanders

April 26, 2022 – Virginia’s attorney general has launched an inquiry into the Washington Commanders following allegations of financial improprieties raised by a congressional committee. Attorney General Jason Miyares, a Republican, disclosed his office’s investigation in a letter to a team lawyer on Monday, saying he viewed it as his “responsibility to carefully examine the… Read more »

16 AGs urge Biden to reinstate Keystone XL pipeline

April 19, 2022 – Sixteen Republican attorneys general, led by Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen, have called on President Joe Biden to reinstate the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline after learning that his administration wants to increase oil imports from Canada. “The oil you now want to import from Canada is the same oil… Read more »

Attorney General Neronha announces multi-million dollar settlement with three major oil and gas companies over MTBE contamination; litigation against others continues

April 11, 2022 – Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that his office has resolved Rhode Island’s lawsuit against three of the nation’s largest refiners of gasoline. The State’s case, filed in September 2016, alleged that Shell, Sunoco, and CITGO – along with several other refiners – caused pollution of Rhode Island’s soil and… Read more »

Ashley Moody Gets Ready to Battle Walgreens Over Opioids

April 3, 2022 – Following more than $3 billion in recoveries from defendants in Florida’s opioid litigation, one remains—Walgreens. Last week, state Attorney General Ashley Moody announced that the state of Florida will be in trial this week to hold Walgreens accountable for its role in helping create and fuel the deadly opioid crisis devastating… Read more »