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Bob Ferguson

Jul 29 2016
OLYMPIA — In today’s closing arguments for the environmental review of a proposed crude oil terminal in Vancouver, Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s Counsel for the Environment will announce its opposition to the project.
Jul 27 2016
The Attorney General’s Office filed a petition in Lewis County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit a violent sex offender and prevent his release into the community.
Jul 26 2016
Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit successfully blocked the release of a convicted sex offender after a Snohomish County jury decided he should not be conditionally released into the community.
Jul 25 2016
PORT ORCHARD — The former owner of a vessel that sank in Bainbridge Island’s Eagle Harbor in 2013 pleaded guilty today to charges of allowing the vessel to become derelict and polluting state waters.
Jul 8 2016
The Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit will oppose the conditional release of a convicted sex offender in a civil trial this week in Everett.
Jun 28 2016
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced a more than $26 million agreement with Volkswagen over its deceptive marketing of its “clean diesel” vehicles, plus restitution for consumers and billions in investments in clean technology development and environmental mitigation.  
Jun 23 2016
COUPEVILLE — The Attorney General’s Office today announced that an Island County jury denied the release of a sexually violent predator from the state’s Special Commitment Center on McNeil Island.
Jun 10 2016
COUPVILLE — Prosecutors with the Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit are attempting to prevent a sex offender from being conditionally released into the community in a civil trial this week in Coupeville on Whidbey Island.
Jun 3 2016
TACOMA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced that his office obtained the criminal conviction of James Moseley, a Whitman County sex offender, on two felony counts. Moseley pleaded guilty Thursday in Pierce County Superior Court to second-degree assault with a deadly weapon and felony harassment (threat to kill). He was sentenced to more than five years in prison for the offenses.
May 11 2016
SPOKANE – Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed criminal charges on Monday in Spokane Superior Court against three people and one company for multiple violations of clean air laws involving improper asbestos removal and disposal. Ferguson alleges the defendants’ actions endangered the health of their neighbors and workers.