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CH2M Hill to pay $2.9M to settle Fairbanks hatchery claims

...flaws in its design, but leaves open the possibility for new claims if further defects are identified, said Senior Assistant Attorney General Dana Burke.As part of the deal, CH2M Hill dismissed its claims for more money from the state for additional...
Alaska recovers $30 million in consumer cases

JUNEAU - Alaska has recovered $30 million over the last five years from consumer fraud litigation. Senior Assistant Attorney General Ed Sniffen says the state has sued businesses ranging from pharmaceutical companies to car dealers over price...
Regional News
State to send out notices over lost employee data

...weeks after the state announced it had reached a settlement with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC. Ed Sniffen, a senior assistant attorney general, attributed the lag to logistics, such as getting call centers set up. The letters are intended to alert...
Alaska Digest

...advice to several criminal justice agencies, including the Department of Public Safety. Svobodny became a senior assistant attorney general for the Criminal Division and the state's first cold case prosecutor in January 2006. He worked as an...
Murkowski may have misused jet

...a report in the Anchorage Daily News. Murkowski lost his re-election bid and left office in December. Senior Assistant Attorney General David Jones said the amount of time spent on official business is one factor to consider in determining the...
Alaska recovers $19 million in Qwest settlement

...similar recovery efforts. "From time to time those investments are impaired by securities fraud," said Senior Assistant Attorney General Michael Barnhill. "When that happens, people of Alaska have an interest in ensuring investments get protected...
BP settles oil spill containment violations

...Endicott and Badami fields - were signed last month and the penalty has been paid, said Breck Tostevin, a senior assistant attorney general. The settlement is not connected to BP's 200,000-gallon spill in March 2006, for which BP America...
Quick action sought on election challenge having full representation in the U.S. Senate when it convened in January," said Mike Barnhill, senior assistant attorney general. Miller, the tea party endorsed candidate who won the Republican nomination, is hoping to find evidence...
Cruise ship wastewater permit appeal remanded back to DEC

...vary widely and how the Department justifies what systems are economically feasible. Ruth Hamilton Heese, senior assistant attorney general with the Department of Law, said the important thing is that the court is not saying the current permit...
Permanent fund cleared for dividends

...subaccount called the "earnings reserve" from which dividends are paid. The legal review, conducted by Senior Assistant Attorney General Mike Barnhill, concluded that those and other laws governing the fund don't bar a dividend payout this...


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