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Connecticut AG Tong Sues Reynolds over False Trash Bag Recyclability Claims

Connecticut AG William Tong sued Reynold Consumer Products, Inc. and Reynolds Consumer Products LLC (collectively “Reynolds”), maker of Hefty brand trash bags, over allegations that Reynolds falsely and deceptively marketed Hefty trash bags as “Recycling Bags” despite knowledge that their bags were incompatible with Connecticut recycling facilities, in violation of the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act.

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Connecticut AG Tong Doesn’t Want to Hear Claims that Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids Are “FDA-Approved”

Connecticut AG William Tong announced that his office has settled with four over-the-counter hearing aid companies: Lively Hearing Corporation, Widex USA, Inc., Hark Wellness, Inc., and Wonder Ear, Inc. (collectively, “OTC Companies”), over allegations that the OTC Companies misleadingly marketed their hearing aids as “FDA-approved.”

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FERC Urged to Protect Consumers and the Environment in Designing Reactive Power Market

Nine states, including a group of 7 Democratic AGs led by Connecticut AG William Tong, submitted a comment letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission urging the FERC to enhance environmental justice and ratepayer protections and adopt clean energy policies in designing a reactive power market—a market in electric power used to move electricity through…

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