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.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-Thousands of plaintiffs in the Exxon Valdez case who recently had their punitive damage award slashed by the U.S. Supreme Court are asking the high court to ensure that Exxon pays them interest.
McKenna OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) - The e-mail campaign undertaken by Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna and his colleague in Maryland, Doug Gansler, proved relatively fruitless Wednesday when the U.S. Supreme Court trimmed a $2.5 billion punitive damages award against Exxon.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-Legal reformers praised the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday for its decision to slash the punitive damages award in the long-running Exxon Valdez case, but one expert said the maritime case will have little effect on the overall legal landscape.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday reduced the $2.5 billion punitive damages award in the long-running Exxon Valdez lawsuit to no more than $507.5 million.