AG Racine Sues Ward 5 Trash Transfer Facility for Polluting the District’s Waters

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a lawsuit against Rodgers Brothers Custodian Services, Inc. (Rodgers Brothers), a construction materials processing and recycling facility in Ward 5; its president, George Rodgers, Jr.; and a vice president, Mark Uhar, for repeatedly discharging petroleum and construction waste into District waters, including the Anacostia River.

AG Racine Files Lawsuit Against EPA Over Failure to Protect Chesapeake Bay oag-andrew-phifer 09/10/2020 - 10:34

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for failing to protect the Chesapeake Bay and local waters, including the Potomac River.

AG Racine Files Lawsuit To Stop Trump Effort Limiting Environmental Review Of Federal Actions oag-andrew-phifer 09/03/2020 - 17:29

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today joined a coalition of 27 states, territories, cities and agencies in filing a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s unlawful rule curtailing requirements under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) that federal agencies review and assess the impact of their actions on the environment.

Newsletter: Major Environmental Protection Win oag-andrew-phifer 07/24/2020 - 17:30

Last week, our office announced its largest environmental recovery to date: Monsanto, an agrochemical company, will pay $52 million to clean up toxic pollution in the District.

AG Racine Sues Exxon Mobil, BP, Chevron, and Shell for Misleading Consumers About the Role Fossil Fuels Play in Climate Change oag-andrew-phifer 06/25/2020 - 10:21

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today sued Exxon Mobil, BP, Chevron, and Shell for systematically and intentionally misleading District consumers about the role their products play in causing climate change.

Holding Polluters Accountable oag-andrew-phifer 06/18/2020 - 13:57

Every District resident deserves clean air to breathe, clean water to drink, affordable and efficient utilities and a healthy environment to live in.