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11 Attorneys General Sue EPA for Failing to regulate Asbestos.

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey,  are leading a coalition of 11 attorneys general, that have filed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) failure to initiate rulemaking to regulate asbestos. The attorneys general had previously petitioned the EPA to create a new rule requiring data collection on [...]

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Protected: Study Reports High Levels of Arsenic in Bottled Water

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Protected: OEHHA Abandons Changes to Prop 65 Reprotox Calculation

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OEHHA Revises Prop 65 Warning Requirements for Rental Vehicles

  The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has revised its regulations on how to provide ‘clear and reasonable’ warnings as required under Proposition 65 for possible chemical exposures while in rental vehicles. The amendments are in response to concerns from the rental car industry that prominently displaying Prop 65 warning stickers could [...]

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New Prop 65 Safe Harbor Warnings for Residential Rental Properties set to go into effect this summer

By William M. Sloan, Tyler G. Welti, and Gregory S. Berlin   On March 21, 2019, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) adopted amendments to California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (known as Proposition 65 or Prop 65) that add sections on safe harbor warnings for exposures to listed chemicals at [...]

OEHHA Proposes three new Maximum Allowable Dose Levels for Chlorpyrifos

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) today announced it proposes to establish three Proposition 65[ Maximum Allowable Dose Levels (MADLs) for exposure to chlorpyrifos by amending Section 25805(b) of Title 27 of the California Code of Regulations. The proposed oral and inhalation MADLs for chlorpyrifos are both 0.58 micrograms per day, and the proposed [...]

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California Legislature Moves forward chemicals in Products bills 

California legislature moves forward chemicals in products bills The $70-billion cosmetics industry has prevailed over California consumers this month by succeeding to shelve a reform bill that would ban potentially toxic ingredients from makeup, hair products, and other personal care products. The state Assembly’s Environment, Safety and Toxic Materials Committee put delayed a scheduled vote [...]

California Legislature Moves forward chemicals in Products bills 

California legislature moves forward chemicals in products bills The $70-billion cosmetics industry has prevailed over California consumers this month by succeeding to shelve a reform bill that would ban potentially toxic ingredients from makeup, hair products, and other personal care products. The state Assembly’s Environment, Safety and Toxic Materials Committee put delayed a scheduled vote [...]

California cannabis warning labels may need a revision California announced that the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment

California cannabis warning labels may need a revision. California announced that the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is accepting public comments starting March 15, 2019, regarding the inclusion of Marijuana, Marijuana Smoke, Δ-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)  and   Cannabis Extracts on the list of substances under Proposition 65 known to cause birth defects. Should OEHHA’s assessment [...]

CAL EPA to Initiate Cancellation Proceedings for Chlorpyrifos

The California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) has announced that the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) will be initiating cancellation proceedings of chlorpyrifos.  In its press release, CalEPA states that the decision to commence cancellation proceedings “follows mounting evidence, including recent findings by the state’s independent Scientific Review Panel on Toxic Air Contaminants, that the pesticide causes serious [...]

EPA Releases Proposed Interim Registration Review Decision (PID) for Glyphosate acid and its Salts

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced it has released its Proposed Interim Registration Review Decision (PID) for glyphosate acid and its various salt forms.  84 Fed. Reg. 19782.  In the PID, EPA states that it “did not identify any human health risks from exposure to any use of glyphosate” but did identify “potential risk [...]

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