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Michigan AG Nessel Announces Cleanup Order for Lockhart Chemical for Flint River Spills

Following a multi-year investigation, Michigan AG Dana Nessel announced the issuance of an order to Lockhart Chemical Company in Flint, Michigan, from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) requiring Lockhart to stop the use of defective wastewater and stormwater systems, begin repairs of the system, and begin pumping the facility’s wastewater and stormwater for onsite disposal.

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Nessel, Raoul Lead Amicus Coalition Arguing for States’ Rights

On August 18, 2022, a multistate coalition of AGs, led by Illinois AG Kwame Raoul and Michigan AG Dana Nessel, filed an amicus brief in the United States Supreme Court case National Pork Producers Council v. Ross, arguing that the dormant Commerce Clause does not preclude states from regulating conduct within their borders merely because the regulations incidentally…

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Election News Roundup - 8.4.2022

Arizona: Abe Hamadeh, with backing from Donald Trump, has emerged as the winner of the state’s GOP primary for AG, defeating attorney Rodney Glassman and retired Supreme Court Justice Andrew Gould, along with three other Republican candidates. Hamadeh will face Democrat Kris Mayes and two write-in Libertarian candidates in the general election. Current AG Mark Brnovich,…

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New Republican Challenger Enters the Race for Michigan Attorney General

Michigan Republican State Representative Ryan Berman announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination in the 2022 election for Michigan AG. As previously reported, incumbent Michigan Democratic AG Dana Nessel is seeking reelection for a second term. In addition, private-practice attorney Matthew DePerno, who was one of the attorneys who challenged in court the 2020 presidential…

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