Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Jun 11 2007
OLYMPIA… Attorney General Rob McKenna today hailed the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to allow individuals and corporations who voluntarily clean up hazardous waste sites to recover costs from other liable parties as a victory for the state and the environment.
May 14 2007
Olympia – Attorney General Rob McKenna will visit Stadium High School in Tacoma on Thursday, and Bremerton High School on Friday as part of the on-going schedule of school visits in his “Operation:  Allied Against Meth” campaign.
May 3 2007
Attorney General Rob McKenna, Governor’s Chief of Staff Tom Fitzsimmons and representatives from the Washington State Department of General Administration and Sunset Air Incorporated will celebrate the designation of the AGO’s Tumwater Building as the first privately owned leased state facility to earn LEED Silver Certification on Thursday, May 3.
May 3 2007
Attorney General Rob McKenna will keynote this year’s Washington State Law Enforcement Medal of Honor Ceremony on Friday, honoring four fallen officers and two who were seriously injured in the line of duty.
Apr 13 2007
The United States Supreme Court today granted Washington divided argument in a case regarding the authority to recover costs in the voluntary clean-up of contaminated sites.  Washington wrote an amicus brief filed last week on behalf of nearly 40 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico in favor of the company seeking to recover costs.  The Supreme Court will hear argument in this case on Monday, April 23, 2007.  Deputy Solicitor General Jay Geck will have 10 minutes to present the states’ argument.
Apr 5 2007
The state of Washington led 37 other states, the District of Columbia and Commonwealth of  Puerto Rico today in submitting a “friend of the court” brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in a case regarding the authority to recover costs in the voluntary clean-up of contaminated sites.
Mar 27 2007
Olympia – Attorney General Rob McKenna will visit Cashmere High School on Thursday, and Cascade High School in Leavenworth on Friday as part of the on-going schedule of school visits in his “Operation:  Allied Against Meth” campaign.
Mar 15 2007
OLYMPIA— Attorney General Rob McKenna today announced several new events as part of his "Operation: Allied Against Meth" campaign.
Nov 29 2006
Methamphetamine is the most dangerous drug our state has ever confronted. Meth poisons our children, devastates our neighborhoods and scars our environment.  This week, we mark National Meth Awareness Day, a national wake-up call that should ring extra loud in our state, which faces one of the most severe meth problems in the country.
Nov 1 2006
OLYMPIA – Attorney General Rob McKenna today announced a settlement with Clear Bay Fisheries, Inc., resolving allegations that the Canadian seafood supplier and its officers conspired with a convicted poacher to steal more than 65 tons of geoduck from South Puget Sound.

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