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Burning Rubber: Rhode Island Scrap Metal Processor Pays Penalty for Allegedly Spewing Toxic Chemicals into the Air

Rhode Island AG Peter Neronha and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management reached a settlement with scrap metal processor SMM New England Corporation, d/b/a SIMS Metal Management (“SIMS”) to resolve allegations that SIMS engaged in polluting practices in its metal-shredding operations in violation of the Rhode Island Clean Air Act.

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The State AG Report Weekly Update April 4, 2019

Cannabis / Marijuana FTC and FDA Issue Warning Letters to Companies Advertising and Selling Cannabidiol Products The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and the Food & Drug Administration (“FDA”) issued warning letters to three companies that advertise and sell products containing cannabidiol (“CBD”) Nutra Pure, LLC, PotNetwork Holdings, Inc., and Advanced Spine and Pain, LLC d/b/a…

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The State AG Report Weekly Update January 3, 2019

2019 AG Elections Former Kentucky AG Greg Stumbo Announces Bid for Kentucky AG Former Kentucky AG Greg Stumbo, a Democrat, announced his candidacy for Kentucky AG in 2019. Stumbo is an attorney in private practice who previously served in the Kentucky House of Representatives for 32 years, including as Speaker of the House from 2009…

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RI attorney general candidate disrupts vigil for victims of fatal synagogue shooting

(Local NBC Affiliate) - Alan Gordon, who is the Compassion Party candidate for state attorney general, marched to the front of a large crowd outside the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island while Rev. Donnie Anderson was calling on local political leaders “to be leaders of courage” and “pass meaningful gun legislation” to prevent gun violence. Read more here.

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