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CalEPA extends comment period on proposal to list styrene under Prop. 65

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 3 2015

The California Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has extended the comment period about

Prop. 65 lead testing can use average exposures, appeals court confirms

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 20 2015

A California appeals court has affirmed a lower court's ruling against plaintiff Environmental Law Foundation (ELF), which alleged that the products

Attorney chastised in contaminated GE rice litigation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2011

A federal judge in Missouri has reprimanded a plaintiffs’ attorney involved in the genetically engineered (GE) rice multidistrict litigation for sending “false and misleading” letters about a recent settlement with Bayer CropScience “to landlords who were either unrepresented or who were represented by other counsel.”

EWG launches campaign against foods containing propylparaben

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 10 2015

An Environmental Working Group (EWG) investigation has reportedly concluded that 49 processed snack foods contain propylparaben, a preservative

Environmental advocacy group files petition seeking protections for USDA scientists

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 10 2015

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) has filed a petition with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) arguing that the agency

Commerce Secretary declares fishery disaster for Gulf of Mexico

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 28 2010

U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Gary Locke (D) has reportedly declared a fishery disaster in the Gulf of Mexico as a result of the ongoing Deepwater Horizon oil spill’s effect on commercial and recreational fisheries in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama

Industry takes aim at draft UCSF report on nanomaterial regulation in California

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 10 2010

Concerned about regulatory coordination issues, the omission of new environmental data and an apparent failure to recognize collaborative stakeholder efforts, nanotech industry interests have reportedly urged CalEPA's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) and researchers with the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) to revise a draft April 2010 report on nanomaterial regulation

Advocacy groups challenge constitutionality of California shark fin ban

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 20 2012

Organizations representing the interests of Asian Americans have filed suit in a federal court in California against the governor and agency officials seeking a declaration that legislation enacted in October 2011 banning the “possession, sale, offer for sale, distribution, or trade of shark fins” violates their members’ equal protection rights, unlawfully interferes with interstate commerce and preempts federal law, and deprives them of rights, privileges and immunities under the U.S. Constitution

FDA to discuss EIS for proposed produce standards

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 14 2014

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will convene an April 4, 2014, public meeting in College Park, Maryland, to discuss "the scope of the

OEHHA extends comment period on beta-myrcene as carcinogen

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 7 2014

California EPA's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has extended the comment period on its notice of intent to list