NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced last week that a judge ordered ExxonMobil (Exxon) and its outside auditor, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC), to comply with a subpoena issued by Schneiderman’s office in a case involving potential law violations by Exxon.
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - A settlement announced Monday by the Environmental Protection Agency requires three companies to pay about $29.8 million in cleanup costs for a Superfund site.
Gansler WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., is urging the executives of the five biggest oil companies to reject any more taxpayer subsidies in light of their nearly $1 trillion in profits over the last decade.
Nathan WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - District of Columbia Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan says his office is looking into the city's largest gas station owner.
Corbett SAN ANTONIO (Legal Newsline) - Gas station chain Valero has reached a settlement with 38 states and is implementing procedures the states say will curb tobacco sales to minors.
AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline)- The Texas Supreme Court has agreed to rehear a case in the long-running case over whether Exxon Mobil Corp. sabotaged abandoned wells.
Pedro Nava (D) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline)- Assemblyman Pedro Nava, the Southern California lawmaker vying to become the state's next chief legal officer, said Monday that Big Oil companies are getting off easy.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline)-Shell Oil Products US has signed a multi-state agreement aimed at curbing cigarette sales to minors at more than 13,000 of its independent retail outlets, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-Exxon Mobil Corp. says it should not have to pay interest on the $507.5 million judgment the U.S. Supreme Court ordered it to pay for the Exxon Valdez oil spill.