The Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection has provided notice to the Attorney General of an abnormal market disruption regarding the wholesale price of motor gasoline or gasohol. Pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. § 42-234, no seller of motor gasoline or gasohol shall sell, or offer to sell, an energy resource at an unconscionably excessive price between July 12, 2022 and August 11, 2022.

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Attorney General William Tong

09/16/2020

Attorney General Tong Statement Regarding Casey V. Lamont Decision

(Hartford, CT) – Attorney General William Tong issued the following statement regarding the decision in Casey v. Lamont solidly affirming the Governor’s authority during public health and civil preparedness emergencies to take affirmative steps to protect public health and safe lives.

“Our constitution is unambiguous. The Governor has broad authority after the declaration of public health and civil preparedness emergencies to take affirmative steps to protect public health and to save lives. The Governor’s orders have been lawful and justified, and they have saved lives. These measures have not been without sacrifice, but nothing can be more important right now than keeping people safe,” said Attorney General Tong.
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