The Office of Attorney General William Tong
2021 Press Releases
Page 1 of 1
Attorney General Tong Joins Suit to Block Trump Administration Rule That Locks In Dangerous Levels of Airplane Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Attorney General William Tong today joined a multistate coalition suing to block an unlawful Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule that would lock in dangerously high levels of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from airplanes.
Attorney General Tong Challenges Trump Administration Rule Leaving in Place Insufficient Standards Regulating Particulate Matter Pollution
Attorney General William Tong today joined a coalition of 17 attorneys general and the City of New York in filing a lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration’s decision to leave current National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for particulate matter pollution unchanged.
AG Tong Urges Public to Report Information Regarding US Capitol Attack to FBI, Joins State Attorneys General in Condemning Attack
Attorney General William Tong today joined a bipartisan coalition of 50 states, territories, and the District of Columbia sending a letter to Acting U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen condemning the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol and stating such actions cannot be allowed to go unchecked.
AG Tong Statement On Violent Insurrection
Attorney General William Tong released the following statement on the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol today.
AG Tong Joins Lawsuit Challenging Trump Administration Rule Undermining Energy Efficiency Standards for Dishwashers
Attorney General William Tong today joined a coalition of 15 attorneys general and the City of New York in filing a lawsuit challenging the Department of Energy’s (DOE) final rule undermining current energy efficiency standards for residential dishwashers.
Attorney General Tong Joins Multistate Coalition in Friend-of-the-Court Briefs Opposing Trump Administration “Death to Asylum” Rule
Attorney General William Tong today joined a coalition of 22 attorneys general, led by California, in two amicus briefs in support of two separate challenges to a Trump Administration rule that guts major aspects of the existing asylum system and effectively eliminates the meaningful right to apply for protection in the United States.