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OEHHA to hold workshop April 14 to discuss Prop 65 reform

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 3 2014

The California Office of Environmental Health Hazards Assessment (OEHHA) will hold a workshop on April 14 to discuss possible regulatory action to

Be aware, do prepare, don’t despair: lessons from the Supreme Court’s recent certiorari denials in Whirlpool, Sears and BSH Home Appliances

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 27 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court recently denied certiorari petitions in three class actionsWhirlpool Corp. v. Glazer; Sears, Roebuck & Co. v. Butler; and BSH

Maine proposes four chemicals for priority designation

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2014

The Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has proposed four rules that would designate cadmium, formaldehyde, mercury and arsenic as

California announces the first three priority products to regulate under its safer Consumer Product Program

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2014

On March 13, 2014, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) announced its first set of Initial Proposed Priority Products as part

DTSC announces draft initial Priority Products

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2014

The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has announced their first set of draft Priority Products as part of the Safer Consumer

No cert in “no injury” washer cases

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 6 2014

This post updates our prior posts dated October 14, 2013 and December 18, 2013 which discussed the petitions for certiorari in Whirlpool v. Glazer

Class action round-up

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

Brown v. Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., No. 12-3494 (8th Cir.) (Dec. 31, 2013). Affirming denial of motion to remand and grant of

FDA publishes interim rule addressing infant formula products

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 21 2014

Earlier this month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration published an interim rule that "will maintain high-quality standards and help ensure

Can states regulate how products are made outside their states? Missouri challenges California’s egg industry law and dormant Commerce Clause will get yet another court view

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 5 2014

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California over California

“Calif. enviro laws may be too broad for Supreme Court"

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2014

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's administration was distinguished by two hallmark pieces of environmental legislation: the 2006 Global Warming