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Plasticiser added to California's list of known carcinogens
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2014

Diisononyl phthalate was recently added to California's list of chemicals known to cause cancer

Children’s nap mat maker to eliminate fire retardant
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2013

An activist group announced on April 15, 2013, that it had reached a settlement in a case brought under California's Proposition 65, which requires

2013-2014 Wisconsin Legislative Session status report on key agriculture bills
  • Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2014

The 2013-2014 Wisconsin Legislative Session is winding down. Following an all-night floor session on March 20, 2014, the Wisconsin State Assembly

Billion dollar lead paint public nuisance award in California
  • Governo Law Firm LLC
  • USA
  • December 23 2013

On December 16, 2013, after a five week bench trial, Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge James Kleinberg ordered Sherwin-Williams Co., NL

Congress Reforms Toxic Substances Control Act
  • Lewis Rice LLC
  • USA
  • October 27 2016

The federal Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), passed 40 years ago, regulates the safety of chemicals used in manufacturing. A substantial revision

EPA Region 7 Reaches $112,684 Settlement with Albaugh, LLC for Alleged FIFRA Violations
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2016

EPA and Albaugh, LLC recently reached a $112,684 settlement to resolve allegations that Albaugh violated the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and

FTC warns companies that “oxodegradable” claims may break down
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2014

"Paper or plastic?" The age-old question, complicated by the creation of biodegradable plastic, has been broken down more. Many people's misgivings

CalEPA launches new effort to list styrene under Prop. 65
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2015

The California Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has announced its intent to list styrene as

Class action round-up - fall 2014
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2014

A class of industrial purchasers of polyurethane products brought suit against Dow Chemical Company for fixing the prices of those products. After

Food groups claim Aquabounty fined for environmental violations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2014

Food & Water Watch and the Center for Food Safety (CFS) have reported that AquaBounty Technologies has been fined US$9,500 for violating