Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Jan 29 2016
TACOMA — Prosecutors from the Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit will be in Tacoma next week opposing the conditional release of convicted sex offender Jerrod Stoudmire into the community.
Jan 22 2016
OLYMPIA — The Attorney General’s Office today filed comments in the environmental review of a proposed crude oil terminal in Vancouver. The comments, filed by the AGO’s Counsel for the Environment, question whether the risk of train derailment may be higher than the current estimate and raises concerns that the state of first responder readiness to address potential oil spills and fires is not sufficiently understood.
Jan 20 2016
MOUNT VERNON — A Skagit County jury has determined that sex offender Gregory Coley is a dangerous predator and must remain confined in the state’s Special Commitment Center on McNeil Island. In the interest of public safety, prosecutors from Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s Sexually Violent Predator (SVP) Unit have been fighting since 2013 to prevent Coley’s release into the community.
Jan 14 2016
MOUNT VERNON — Prosecutors from the Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit (SVP) are in Skagit County, fighting to prevent a dangerous sex offender from being unconditionally released into the community. 
Nov 4 2015
SEATTLE – Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today that Washington has joined 25 states, cities and counties in filing motions to intervene to support the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s new power plant carbon pollution rules against legal challenge.
Aug 14 2015
SEATTLE — A U.S. District Court judge has agreed with critical components of the Attorney General’s arguments in a lawsuit regarding the cleanup process at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
Aug 6 2015
PORT ANGELES — A Clallam County jury has decided that repeat sex offender Brian Taylor-Rose is a dangerous predator and must be confined in the state’s Special Commitment Center on McNeil Island.
Aug 4 2015
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson, joined by a coalition of six states, the District of Columbia and the City of New York, wrote to the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in strong support of final rules established by the Obama administration, which for the first time limit emissions of climate change pollution from existing and new fossil fuel-burning power plants. 
Jul 15 2015
COLVILLE — The Washington Attorney General’s Office has filed a petition in Stevens County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit a sex offender and prevent his release into the community.
Jun 26 2015
EVERETT — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced that a Snohomish County jury has denied release to a sex offender. Prosecutors from the Attorney General’s Office’s (AGO) Sexually Violent Predator Unit (SVP) proved that he remains mentally ill and sexually dangerous.

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