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AB 227, aimed at amending California's Proposition 65, continues through the legislative process, though with major amendments

A prior post noted the very substantial problems with AB 227. If it was meant to be a universal cure, it was woefully inadequate. However, it now appears that its scope has been limited substantially, which makes it somewhat more reasonable as a solution to the tactics used by some plaintiffs to "shakedown"...

EPA TSCA Penalty Struck Down

By Steven M. Siros On March 13, 2015, the Environmental Appeals Board ("EAB") struck down a landmark $2,751,800 penalty that had been imposed on Elementis Chromium for its alleged failure to comply with the Toxic Substances Control Act's ("TSCA") reporting obligations under...