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Republican AGs to DOE: Appliance Efficiency Rule is a Washout

A group of 23 Republican AGs, led by Florida AG Ashley Moody, sent a letter to the Department of Energy voicing concerns about the agency’s March 15, 2024, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards for Residential Clothes Washers; Direct Final Rule, which imposes new energy efficiency standards on residential clothes washers.

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What Companies Should Consider Amid Multistate AG Actions

In this Law360 article Chris Allen, Siran Faulders and Hannah Land discuss multistate efforts and what businesses should understand about these collective actions.

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GOP AGs Seek to Black Out FERC’s Electrical Transmission & Planning Rule

A group of 19 Republican AGs filed a Rehearing Request to FERC asking it to reconsider its Building for the Future Through Electric Regional Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation Final Rule, which requires transmission providers to conduct long-term regional planning.

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Democratic AGs Sign Up in Support of CFPB Registry Tracking Repeat Scammers

A group of 10 Democratic AGs sent a letter to the CFPB supporting its final rule establishing a registry of nonbank financial firms that are subject to enforcement orders for violating consumer protection laws. In the letter, the AGs opine that the registry will improve efficiencies in the CFPB’s and AGs’ consumer protection enforcement efforts…

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AGs Secure $700 Million Judgment Against Johnson & Johnson over Talcum Probe

A bipartisan coalition of 43 AGs has entered into a Final Judgment and Consent Decree with Johnson & Johnson to resolve alleged violations of consumer protection laws related to its marketing of talc-based baby powder, which the AGs asserted contained asbestos about which the company failed to disclose associated cancer risks to consumers. Pursuant to the settlement,…

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