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California & the EPA, Multiple AGs Announce Consumer Protection accomplishments & more

November 5, 2020


California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has continued to push EPA to complete required evaluation of pesticide toxic to pollinators, like bees, which are critical to agriculture.


Washington Attorney General Robert Ferguson: announced that Bumble Bee’s CEO will pay the Washington state $100,000 as part of Ferguson’s price-fixing lawsuit.

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul announced that he is taking action to protect consumers in a merger of waste collection and disposal corporations.

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced that Kansas has safely disposed of more than 6 tons of unused and unwanted medicines during National Drug Take-Back Day, preventing the accidental or intentional misuse of prescription medications.

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody reported that Florida’s consumer protection division has secured more than $2 million for families deceived by business offering administrative surrogacy services.


Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul expressed support for the proposal to reinstate automatic closed school discharge rule. The proposal would bring student loan relief for thousands of student borrowers.