AG Schwalb Leads 11 Attorneys General Urging Federal Action to Address Health and Safety Risks of Gas Stoves

Attorney General Brian L. Schwalb today led 11 Attorneys General in calling on the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) – the federal agency responsible for regulating the safety of US consumer products – to address the public health and safety dangers of gas stoves, highlighting the disparate negative impact on children and underserved, lower-income communities.

Protecting DC Kids from Dangerous E-Cigarettes

The Office of Attorney General (OAG) prioritizes protecting the health and safety of District youth. Data and common sense tell us that kids who grow up in a safe and healthy environment are much more likely to be successful in school, to develop the skills to become independent and productive, and much less likely to engage in behavior that is dangerous to themselves and those around them.

AG Racine Takes Enforcement Action Against Pepco for Systemically Mishandling DC Solar Energy Programs & Overcharging Thousands of DC Households on Their Electric Bills

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) and the Office of the People’s Counsel (OPC) filed a complaint against Pepco for systemically mishandling community solar projects, potentially overcharging more than 6,800 District households on their monthly electric bills, and undermining the District’s efforts to meet its clean energy goals.

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.