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AG Bonta Sends Letters to Plastic Bag Manufacturers Demanding Substantiation of Recyclability Claims

California AG Rob Bonta sent letters to six manufacturers of plastic bags demanding that they substantiate express and implied claims that their reusable plastic bags are recyclable, as well as certified claims that the bags are “recyclable in the state” of California.

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AGs Advocate for Enhanced Chemical Accident Prevention Regulations

A multistate coalition of 20 AGs and the County Attorney of Harris County, Texas, issued comments on the EPA’s proposed rule titled “Safer Communities by Chemical Accident Prevention.” The proposed rule would strengthen the EPA’s RISK Management Program (RMP) regulations relating to chemical accidents under the Clean Air Act.

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AG James Settles With Cookware Company Over Return Policies

New York AG Letitia James settled with cookware company Hy Cite Enterprises, LLC—which owns the brands Royal Prestige and Kitchen Charm—to resolve allegations that Hy Cite’s door-to-door sales practices violated the state’s Door-to-Door Sales Protection Act, Executive Law, General Business Law, and Personal Property Law. According to the AG’s office, Hy Cite, the products of…

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AG James Secures $1.9 Million Settlement with Online Retailer For Security Breach

New York AG Letitia James secured a $1.9 million settlement with online fashion retailer Zoetop Business Company, Ltd. – which owns and operates popular e-commerce brands SHEIN and ROMWE – and SHEIN Distribution Corporation (collectively “SHEIN”) to resolve allegations that the companies violated New York consumer protection laws by mishandling customer data and misrepresenting the…

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DC AG Racine Sues Pesticide Manufacturer for Alleged Environmental Contamination

District of Columbia AG Karl Racine sued pesticide manufacturer Velsicol Chemical LLC over allegations that the company’s predecessor violated DC environmental laws and common law by manufacturing, distributing, marketing, and selling a chemical it knew to be toxic and misrepresenting the danger it posed to the public. According to the complaint, Velsicol’s predecessor entity, Velsicol…

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