Air Pollution Reduction Settlement Reached For 6 Refineries The Justice Department and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday announced a $425 million settlement with two companies to reduce air pollution at six petroleum refineries in the West.
Regulators Increase Proposed Penalty Against Ride The DucksWashington state regulators have approved a new settlement agreement with a Seattle tour company involved in a deadly crash last year, increasing the penalty to $308,000 after saying a previous amount was inadequate.
Dish Network To Refund $2 Million To Washington Customers Attorney general alleged the satellite TV company charged customers an extra dollar to recoup costs for higher business tax.
Washington, Lupoi SettleThe University of Washington and former assistant football coach Tosh Lupoi have reached agreement on a mutual separation that will pay him $300,000.
Kindle Customers May Get Credit From SettlementsSeattle-based Amazon has alerted its Kindle customers that they are entitled to a credit on prior electronic book purchases as part of settlements between some major e-book publishers and the government.
State Pays Doctor $600K Settlement For Going Public Over Fake Tips From Ex-WifeA Spokane dermatologist won a $600,000 settlement and rare public apology from Washington state health officials who went public with charges of drug abuse and medical fraud based on a bogus tip from his ex-wife.
WSDOT Settles with Company for Late Bridge Tolls The Washington Transportation Department has reached a settlement with the Texas company that was late in setting up tolling on the Highway 520 floating bridge on Lake Washington.
Skechers Settles with WA Over False Advertising Washington state residents who bought a Skechers shoe that promised toned buttocks will be able to get a refund. Attorney General Rob McKenna's office says the shoe company will allocate $40 million for refunds and pay $5 million to the 44 states that sued the shoemaker for false advertising.
Federal Government To Pay $1 Billion To American Indian Tribes To Settle LawsuitThe federal government says it will pay more than $1 billion to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by American Indian tribes over mismanagement of trust lands.