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PFAS-t and Furious: Five More AGs Sue “Forever Chemical” Manufacturers

Arizona AG Kris Mayes, Maryland AG Anthony G. Brown, Oregon AG Ellen Rosenblum, Rhode Island AG Peter Neronha, and Washington AG Bob Ferguson filed separate lawsuits against manufacturers of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) for alleged violations of state environmental and consumer protection laws related to PFAS contamination in their respective states’ waterways. The Arizona,…

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AGs Argue Cryogenic Liquified Ethane is Too Dangerous to Ship by Rail

A coalition of 14 Democratic AGs submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) opposing Gas Innovations LNG Refrigerants Inc.’s request for a special permit to ship cryogenic liquified ethane—a highly flammable gas—in rail tank cars from Pennsylvania to undisclosed locations in Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. Gulf…

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Experian and T-Mobile Agree to Combined $15 Million Multistate Settlements over 2015 Data Breach

A group of 40 AGs reached settlements with Experian Information Solutions, Inc. and T-Mobile USA, Inc. concerning a 2015 data breach experienced by Experian that allegedly compromised the personal information of more than 15 million individuals in violation of the states’ consumer protection acts, personal information protection acts, and security breach notification laws.

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Maryland, Securities Regulators Settle With BlockFi Over Alleged Failure to Register When Selling Crypto Securities

Maryland AG Brian Frosh and the Securities Commissioner of Maryland joined other state securities regulators and the US Securities and Exchange Commission in reaching a settlement with digital-asset financial services company BlockFi Lending LLC to resolve allegations that BlockFi illegally sold unregistered securities in the form of interest-bearing digital assets. According to the Consent Order,…

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AG Frosh Settles with Kushner-Backed Management Co. Over Alleged Rental Violations

Maryland AG Brian Frosh reached a settlement with Westminster Management, LLC—a company owned by the family of Jared Kushner—to resolve allegations that Westminster and several related corporate entities (collectively, “Westminster”) violated Maryland’s Consumer Protection Act and other statutes by assessing tenants a wide range of illegal fees and failing to property maintain rental properties, among…

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