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Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday proposed reforms to strengthen and restore the intent of Proposition 65, which he said “has been abused by some unscrupulous lawyers driven by profit rather than public health. “
A lawsuit challenging the validity of the California Attorney General’s regulation requiring citizen enforcers to file a motion to approve a Proposition 65 settlement at least 45 days before the hearing on the motion was tossed out by Sacramento Superior Judge, David Brown on April 24.
The Cyanide Council, a trade organization representing s major manufacturers of hydrogen cyanide (CAS 74-90-8), various cyanide salts and other cyanide related compounds, has submitted comments questioning the validity of the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment’s (OEHHA) proposed listing of hydrogen cyanide and cyanide salts, calling it ambiguous.
California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has released a new revision of its Safer Consumer Products Regulation which would implement AB 1879, commonly known as California’s Green Chemistry Law.
A rare Proposition 65 trial that may have a profound impact on future litigation involving food pr9ducts is underway in Alameda County Superior Court.
Proposition 65 citizen enforcers Peter Englander, John Moore, and Laurence Vinocur since February, have served more than 150 sixty-day notices of violation on furniture manufacturers, distributors and retailers alleging the presence of flame retardants TDCPP and TCEP (Tris) in their products.
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