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Billionaire mega-donor Steyer picks favorite AG hopefuls; More global warming cases possible

By John O'Brien | Sep 13, 2018

Democrat challengers aspiring to become the top lawyers in their states have received financial boosts from Tom Steyer, a billionaire investor and environmental activist who some feel is a driving force behind the recent string of climate change lawsuits struggling to persuade judges to punish the energy industry.

Wisc. excavating company ordered to pay $25,000

By Mark Payne | Dec 16, 2014

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

By Mark Payne | Dec 16, 2014

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.

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