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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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