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Off the Rails: Democratic AGs Press for Suspension of Rule Allowing LNG Transport by Train

A group of 15 Democratic AGs, led by Maryland AG Brian Frosh and New York AG Letitia James, filed comments in support of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s proposal to suspend a Trump administration rule allowing the shipment of liquefied natural gas in rail tank cars. The comments assert that the LNG by…

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Online Travel Agency Reimburses Consumers Affected by COVID-19-Related Travel Cancellations

Florida AG Ashley Moody reached a settlement with online travel agency BookIt Operating LLC, the operator of BookIt.com, (“BookIt”) to resolve allegations that it knowingly collecting money from consumers for travel made impossible by COVID-19 in violation of the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Practices Act and the Florida Sellers of Travel Act. The complaint alleged…

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Greyhound Will No Longer Allow Suspicionless CBP Sweeps on Its Buses

Washington AG Bob Ferguson reached a settlement with intercity bus company Greyhound Lines Inc. (“Greyhound”) to resolve allegations that Greyhound allowed U.S. Customs & Border Protection (“CBP”) agents to conduct immigration sweeps on its buses in violation of Washington’s Consumer Protection Act and the Washington Law Against Discrimination.

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DOJ, Seven AGs File Antitrust Suit to Block American Airlines-JetBlue Alliance

A bipartisan group of seven AGs, including Massachusetts AG Maura Healey, and the U.S. Department of Justice sued American Airlines Group Inc. (“American Airlines”) and JetBlue Airways Corporation (“JetBlue”) over allegations that a series of agreements between the airlines, in which they will consolidate their operations in Boston and New York City, will significantly diminish…

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Trucking Company Pays $2.38 Million to Resolve Allegations of Faking Compliance with Emissions Standards

California AG Rob Bonta reached a settlement with trucking company Complete Logistics Company, LLC (“CLC”) to resolve allegations that it falsely certified compliance with California emissions regulations to obtain state grants in violation of the California False Claims Act. According to the AG’s office, CLC personnel falsely certified that it complied with state emissions standards to…

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