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Official: MTBE contamination cleanup left Rhode Island 'out a lot of money'

Carrie Salls Sep. 27, 2016, 12:10pm

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – Although a lawsuit filed by Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) against 34 gasoline manufacturers is still in its early stages, similar cases filed in other jurisdictions have resulted in positive results for plaintiffs looking to recover the costs related to the cleanup of gasoline additive methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE).

Rhode Island Attorney General seeks to hold unlicensed contractors accountable

Mark Iandolo Mar. 6, 2016, 10:37am

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) — Legislation requested by Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin to hold unlicensed and bad contractors accountable recently went before the state House Committee on Judiciary.

Rhode Island attorney general joins call to end billing adjustments by electric companies

Shaun Zinck Apr. 14, 2015, 7:28pm

Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin and Lt. Gov. Daniel McKee are calling on the Public Utilities Commission to eliminate the “billing adjustment” practice, which recalculates electric bills to cover any differences between the variable rate and the fixed-rate.

R.I. recycling companies hit with environmental complaint

Shaun Zinck Mar. 12, 2015, 11:41am

Scrap metal recycling operations allegedly damaged Providence waterfront.

Rhode Island AG settles public records and open meetings law violations

Mark Payne Feb. 12, 2015, 11:07am

Two Rhode Island government entities have reached a settlement with Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmarting, after the agencies allegedly violated open records laws.

2 public entities allegedly violate Rhode Island's open records laws

Mark Payne Feb. 9, 2015, 1:42pm

The Nasonville Fire District and the Department of Business Regulation (DBR) reached settlements with Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin on Friday after both organizations allegedly violated the state's open records laws.

R.I. town settles alleged open records law violation

Mark Payne Feb. 2, 2015, 11:25am

Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin said on Friday that the town of Warren will pay a $1,500 fine to the state after it allegedly violated open records laws by not responding to a request for information within the allotted time period.

R.I.'s Nasonville Fire District sued for allegedly violating open records laws.

Mark Payne Jan. 12, 2015, 12:32pm

Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin recently filed a complaint against the Nasonville Fire District over allegations that it violated the state's Access to Public Records Act (APRA) by not responding to an open records request in a timely manner.

Rhode Island AG recovers $172,513 in federal, multi-state Omnicare settlement

Bryan Cohen Sep. 3, 2014, 1:31pm


Rhode Island AG files lawsuit against town of Warren

Bryan Cohen Aug. 29, 2014, 1:25pm