HONOLULU (Legal Newsline) - An agreement has been reached between the Environmental Protection Agency and Waste Management of Hawaii over violations of air pollution laws at the Waimanalo Gulch Landfill in Kapolei, Oahu.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - An oil production and refining company has agreed to pay a $167,000 civil penalty, perform more than $180,000 in environmental projects and spend $18 million on new pollution controls to settle Clean Air Act violations.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Five former real estate executives deceived investors to buy into a Ponzi scheme when they believed they were funding the development of five-star resorts in Florida and Las Vegas.
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) - A consent decree has been signed between H. Kramer and Co., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the state of Illinois to resolve violations of the Clean Air Act and state air pollution violations.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - A drug manufacturer has been hit with a permanent injunctoin after the Food and Drug Administration found procedures were not followed to prevent contamination of sterile drugs.
WASHINGTON - (Legal Newsline) - Financial products marketed to college students will be examined by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to determine whether the offers are in the best interest of students.
Washington (Legal Newsline) - A federal judge in Michigan has granted a permanent injunction against a company that makes and sells ready-to-eat organic tofu and soy milk products to businesses in Michigan and Minnesota.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - A former executive of the New York-based broker-dealer Jefferies & Co. has been charged with defrauding investors while selling mortgage-backed securities to generate revenue for his firm.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Consumers now will be provided with home ownership counseling and are required to establish an escrow account for a minimum of five years for high-priced mortgages in a final rule issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Three former executives of Bank of the Commonwealth were charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission for understating millions of dollars in loan losses during the height of the financial crisis.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Charges were settled against a Chicago company by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission for failure to diligently supervise employees in connection with handling commodity futures orders of clients.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - New Cingular Wireless will pay a civil penalty of $750,000 to the Environmental Protection Agency and will spend $625,000 on environmental projects to resolve alleged violations.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - A $225,000 penalty will be paid by a cold storage and ice manufacturing company to settle claims by the Environmental Protection Agency for violating federal Clean Air Act requirements
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - W.W. Grainger Inc. has agreed to pay the Department of Justice $70 million to resolve allegations of submitting false claims under the General Service Administration (GSA) contract and the U.S. Postal Service.