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Attorney General Becerra Files Motion for Summary Judgment in Lawsuit Challenging Trump Administration Assault on Clean Water Act Protections

November 23, 2020 – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and New York Attorney General Letitia James, leading a multistate coalition, filed a motion for summary judgment in their lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration’s unlawful final rule redefining “waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act. Under the new rule, more than half of… Read more »

Alabama Reaches $60M Settlement with Terminix

November 6, 2020 – Alabama’s attorney general says the state has reached a $60 million settlement with Terminix International for violating the state’s consumer protection laws. Attorney General Steve Marshall announced the settlement on Thursday. He said the company was systematically overcharging customers for termite services and sometimes failing to honor service contracts. The deal… Read more »

North Carolina attorney general files suit against DuPont over PFAS pollution

October 13, 2020 – Attorney General Josh Stein has filed a lawsuit against DuPont, Chemours, and related companies to “hold them accountable for the damage their manufacture, use, and disposal of PFAS chemicals have caused to North Carolina’s natural resources.” According to the complaint filed on Tuesday, DuPont and Chemours have contaminated the land, air,… Read more »

State Joins Coalition Fighting Pandemic Price Gouging

September 25, 2020 – Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III has joined a bipartisan coalition of 31 states filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit to support states’ authority to enforce price gouging regulations to protect consumers during emergencies, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. The coalition will… Read more »