Alabama Attorney General Steven T. Marshall and Revenue Commissioner Julie P. Magee recently announced that a federal court has dismissed CSX Transportation’s lawsuit against the state, which had challenged Alabama’s 4 percent sales tax to CSX’s purchase of diesel fuel.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced March 23 that FCN, a company that operated 5 Star Car Wash in Elmont, N.Y., and manager Christopher Conte will pay $154,951 in restitution after allegations of underpaying employees.
The Federal Trade Commission announced March 24 that, following a public comment period, it has approved a final order settling charges that the proposed merger of Enbridge Inc. and Spectra Energy Corp. would harm competition.
New Jersey Attorney General Christopher Porrino announced March 28 that the state’s Bureau of Securities has ordered Edge Trading LLC and its president, Mark J. Moskowitz, to pay $1 million in penalties after allegations of selling unregistered fraudulent securities.
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey said Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche, as well as their American subsidiaries, will pay $157 million after allegations of violating environmental laws in Massachusetts and nine other states. Massachusetts will receive $20 million.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced March 28 that he has joined a multistate coalition in opposing President Donald Trump’s executive order rolling back the country’s Clean Power Plan rule.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced March 23 that his office has settled with three health-related mobile applications after allegations of misleading claims and irresponsible privacy practices.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced that the Sherwin-Williams Company has agreed to pay $14 million to clean up lead and arsenic contaminated soil and sediment at the Route 561 Dump site in Gibbsboro, N.J. The company also will cover the expenses involved.
Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson recently announced that Mukilteo-based aerospace company Electroimpact will pay $485,000 after allegations of discrimination and retaliation, as well as unfair and deceptive advertising.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich recently announced that select students will be eligible to receive up to $60,000 in refunds after a settlement with Para Health Professionals Inc. and Examination Preparation Institute Inc.