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Wisc. excavating company ordered to pay $25,000

Mark Payne Dec. 16, 2014, 12:43pm

Speilvogel & Sons Excavating, Inc. will pay back more than $25,000 in surcharges, court costs and forfeitures for allegedly improperly installing a retaining structure on Lake Michigan, Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced on Monday.

Wisconsin man ordered to rectify environmental violations

Mark Payne Dec. 16, 2014, 12:19pm

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen recently received three court judgments against Christopher Elbe and his company, Golded E Real Estate, LLC after Elbe allegedly violated state laws related to wetlands and navigable waters.

Wisc. tech company allegedly violates air laws

Mark Payne Dec. 10, 2014, 11:01am

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen obtained a judgment against Hutchinson Technology in Eau Claire on Tuesday over allegations that it violated the state's air pollution laws as well as its air pollution permit.

Wisc. paving company ordered to pay $6,500 over alleged air pollution violations

Mark Payne Dec. 2, 2014, 11:39am

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen's office obtained a judgment against a paving company last week over allegations that it violated the state's pollution laws.

Former gas station owner is required to restore Wisc. property

Mark Payne Dec. 2, 2014, 11:10am

The former owner of a Wisconsin gas station has been ordered to pay $7,560 in fees and forfeitures, as well as provide environmental restoration of the property, Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced on Monday.

Oregon woman faces complaint for misleading marketing

Mark Payne Nov. 28, 2014, 11:54am

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen filed a complaint against an Oregon woman and her periodical subscription business for allegedly sending misleading or false marketing mail pieces.

Former Wisc. business owner ordered to pay for cleanup of gas station

Mark Payne Nov. 25, 2014, 2:38pm

A former gas station owner must pay $10,885 after violating a 2013 court order holding him responsible for contamination found in the soil around his Wisconsin gas station, Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen said on Monday.

Wisc. tax service sued for deceptive business practices

Mark Payne Nov. 21, 2014, 11:21am

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen filed a lawsuit against Kaleb Paulos on Thursday for allegedly engaging in deceptive business practices.

Injunction sought against Wisc. plumbing company

Ashley Perry Oct. 28, 2014, 12:04pm

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is seeking an injunction against Flat Rate Plumbing Inc., the business' owner Lester M. Gumieny Jr., and employee Andrew J. Gomez for ongoing alleged fraudulent business practices.

Wisc. AG seeks restitution for Everest College Milwaukee students

Ashley Perry Oct. 28, 2014, 10:34am

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen filed a lawsuit on Monday against Corinthian Colleges Inc. following allegations that it used misleading and deceptive tactics to convince students to enroll in its Milwaukee school.

Wisconsin firm must pay $29,444 in hazardous waste case

Ashley Perry Oct. 23, 2014, 12:04pm

In a judgment announced by Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen on Wednesday, Gary J. Nagy and his company, St. Croix Truck and Trailer Ltd., must pay $29,444 to the state over allegations of hazardous waste violations.

Alpine Sand agrees to settle Wisconsin pollution case

Ashley Perry Oct. 21, 2014, 11:07am

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced a $80,000 settlement on Monday with Alpine Sand LLC for allegedly violating the storm water pollution discharge permit at its Trempealeau County hydraulic fracturing sand mining and processing facility.

Wisconsin AG wins $60K judgement against sand companies

Dayna DeHaven Sep. 10, 2014, 12:04pm

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has obtained a $60,000 judgment against Arcadia Sand LLC and Mississippi Sand LLC for alleged violations of a stormwater pollution discharge permit at a Trempealeau County hydraulic fracturing sand mining and processing facility.

Wisconsin AG reaches $50,000 settlement with travel club companies

Bryan Cohen Aug. 21, 2014, 1:56pm

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Wisconsin AG reaches $27,500 agreement with animal rendering facility

Bryan Cohen Aug. 18, 2014, 1:24pm

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Wisconsin AG obtains $300,000 judgment against dairy producer

Bryan Cohen Aug. 6, 2014, 2:45pm

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Wisconsin AG obtains $47,272 judgment against Menasha business

Bryan Cohen Aug. 4, 2014, 12:52pm

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Wisconsin AG obtains $20,000 judgment against junk dealers

Bryan Cohen Jul. 31, 2014, 12:54pm

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