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The FTC is Not Sleeping on Allegedly False “Made in USA” Claims by Mattress Company

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) reached a settlement with Ran Reske, the owner of mattress company Resident Home LLC d/b/a/ Nectar Sleep and other brands (collectively, “Nectar Sleep”), to resolve allegations that Nectar Sleep made false advertising claims in violation of the FTC Act and the FTC’s Made in USA Labeling Rule. According to the…

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Federal Court Declines to Protect Smith & Wesson from New Jersey Subpoena

Acting New Jersey AG Andrew Bruck obtained a ruling from the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey dismissing a lawsuit brought by gun manufacturer Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. and related entities (collectively, “Smith & Wesson”) challenging the constitutionality of a subpoena issued by the AG’s office.

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Du Pont Settles Delaware PFAS Contamination Liability Claims for $50 Million

Delaware AG Kathy Jennings reached a settlement with chemical company E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company and its legacy companies (collectively “du Pont”) to resolve allegations that du Pont’s historic activities caused environmental damage and contamination with per- and polyfluoroalkyl chemicals (“PFAS”), which are associated with increased risk of cancer. PFAS chemicals, also known…

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Six-Alarm Fire in Chemical Plant Results in Environmental Suit

Illinois AG Kwame Raoul sued chemical manufacturer Chemtool Inc. over allegations that a six-alarm fire in its chemical factory resulted in air and water pollution in violation of the Illinois Environmental Protection Act. The complaint alleges that containers storing over 4 million gallons of crude oil and petroleum products were compromised by the fire in…

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Democratic AGs Seek Strict Environmental Review of Proposed Petrochemical Plant

The Democratic AGs of New York, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, and New Jersey submitted a comment letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (“Corps”) for its reevaluation of the Clean Water Act Section 404 and Rivers and Harbors Act Section 10 Permit it issued to Formosa Plastics Corporation (“Formosa”) for its proposed petrochemical…

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