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Southern Vermont Landlords Settle Claims For Violations Of Lead Law

CONTACT: Justin Kolber, Assistant Attorney General, (802) 828-5620 The Attorney General’s Office settled with three landlords in southern...

November 23, 2016

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Johnson Landlord Settles Claim For Filing False Lead Compliance Document

CONTACT: Justin Kolber, Assistant Attorney General, (802) 828-5620 Vermont property owner William Jennison of Johnson settled claims that...

September 30, 2016

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Brattleboro Landlord Settles Claim For Filing False Lead Compliance Documents

CONTACT: Justin Kolber, Assistant Attorney General, (802) 828-5620 Vermont property owner Robert Immler of Brattleboro settled claims that...

August 30, 2016

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Vermont Leads Coalition Of States Seeking To Expand Use Of Volkswagen Settlement Funds Allocated To States For Pollution Reduction Projects

The State of Vermont, leading a sixteen state coalition, filed Public Comments with the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) in...

August 8, 2016

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Brandon Farmers Ordered To Take Corrective Actions, Pay $24,750 For Agricultural Water Quality Violations

CONTACT: Robert F. McDougall, Assistant Attorney General, (802) 828-3186 William and Robin Hanfield, who own and operate a dairy farm in...

July 11, 2016

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Two Vermont Landlords Settle Claims For Filing False Lead Compliance Documents

CONTACT: Justin Kolber, Assistant Attorney General, (802) 828-5620 Shires Housing, Inc. of Bennington, and Cynthia McTaggart of Rutland,...

May 3, 2016

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Haskins Gas To Pay $60,000 To Settle Consumer Protection Claims

Haskins Gas Service, Inc., a Vermont company, has agreed to pay $45,600 to 96 Vermont consumers and $15,000 in civil penalties to the State...

May 2, 2016

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Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Will Pay Vermont Over $1.6 Million As Part Of Provigil Antitrust Settlement

CONTACT: Jill S. Abrams, Assistant Attorney General, (802) 828-1106 Vermont consumers and the State of Vermont will receive a total of over...

April 4, 2016

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Rymes Propane To Pay $47,000 To Settle Consumer Protection Claims

CONTACT: Justin E. Kolber, Assistant Attorney General, (802) 828-5620 Rymes Heating Oils, Inc., a New Hampshire company, has agreed to pay...

March 10, 2016

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Vermont Defends The Federal Clean Power Plan

CONTACT: Thea Schwartz, Assistant Attorney General, (802) 828-3186 Attorney General William H. Sorrell joined a coalition of 25 states and...

November 4, 2015

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