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AG moving to Supreme Court

By John O'Brien | Jun 1, 2007

Rabner TRENTON, N.J. - New Jersey Attorney General Stuart Rabner is expected to be moving behind the bench when Gov. Jon Corzine announces his nomination for a vacant Supreme Court spot.

Lynch wants greenhouse gas legislation

By John O'Brien | Jun 1, 2007

Lynch PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Rhode Island Attorney General Patrick Lynch recently expressed his desire for greenhouse gas legislation in a letter to Rep. Peter Ginnait.

RIAC gives into AG Lynch's demands

By John O'Brien | May 10, 2007

Lynch PROVIDENCE, R.I. - After Rhode Island Attorney General Patrick Lynch issued an "...or else" ultimatum, the Rhode Island Airport Corporation decided it better comply with the state's top lawyer.

AG Coakley suing Dept. of Energy

By John O'Brien | May 9, 2007

Coakley BOSTON - Deciding not to amend energy efficiency standards for certain commercial ventilation systems was a mistake, Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley said Monday as she announced a lawsuit against the federal Department of Energy.

Lynch makes demands from airport organization

By John O'Brien | Apr 30, 2007

Lynch PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Though it is unclear what will happen if it doesn't comply, the Rhode Island Airport Corp. has until Friday to provide Attorney General Patrick Lynch with an air quality-monitoring plan.

Lynch wants better air at airport

By John O'Brien | Apr 12, 2007

Lynch PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Rhode Island Attorney General Patrick Lynch is urging state legislators to pass a bill that would require air quality testing in Warwick's T.F. Green Airport.

States win global warming suit against EPA

By John O'Brien | Apr 2, 2007

Coakley BOSTON - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is one of 12 attorneys general celebrating a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that will require the Bush administration re-examine regulation of carbon dioxide emission from cars.

Dann, EPA file more charges against landfill operator and recycling center

By John O'Brien | Apr 2, 2007

Dann COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann says two companies that own and operate a landfill refuse to abide by court orders.

N.J. AG files brief in mercury case

By John O'Brien | Jan 12, 2007

Rabner WASHINGTON, D.C. - The leader of a 16-state group demanding the Environmental Protection Agency become tougher on mercury-emitting power plants, New Jersey Attorney General Stuart Rabner recently filed a new brief in his lawsuit contending the EPA violated the Clean Air Act.

AG will be spectator in Pa. controversy

By John O'Brien | Jan 10, 2007

Corbett HARRISBURG, Pa. - Having put his seal of approval on a law attempting to cut mercury pollution by 90 percent, Pennsylvania Attorney General Tom Corbett will now sit back and watch the fallout.

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