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California Approves New Mattress Recycling Fee
Posted on 5 Nov 2015 by GreenbergTraurig

Mattress retailers and manufacturers face new requirements in California in 2016. Responding to attempts to over-regulate disposal of used mattresses, a coalition of manufacturers and retailers sponsored legislation to create an industry managed recycling... Read More

DOD Finalizes Amendments to DFARS Regarding the Storage, Treatment, and Disposal of Non-DOD Toxic and Hazardous Materials on DOD Sites
Posted on 24 Dec 2014 by Jenner & Block Corporate Environmental Lawyer

The Department of Defense (DOD) has published a final rule that amends Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) subpart 223.71 to better align the DFARS with the current provisions set forth in 10 U.S.C. 2692, [ enhanced version available... Read More

E-Waste Settlement Nets State of California $51.8 Million
Posted on 24 Feb 2015 by Steven M. Siros

By Steven M. Siros AT&T agreed to pay $51.8 million to resolve allegations that it improperly disposed of hazardous electronic waste at its facilities in California. In one of the first enforcement actions of its kind in California, AT&T has... Read More