After 34 years California’s Proposition 65 continues to serve as a ripe source of litigation against businesses which fail to warn that their products can expose consumers to chemicals that cause cancer or reproductive toxicity.
Due to COVID-19, courts in many California counties suspended civil trials, if they did not close to civil filings altogether. As of May 7, 2020 courts in these 14 counties were closed for all civil
We mentioned that California’s Regional Water Quality Control Boards and federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) were taking, respectively, a “harder” and “softer” line in terms of enforcement of regulations and requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic
California has a State Water Resources Control Board and nine Regional Water Quality Control Boards, which among other things police the ground waters of the State to keep them free of contamination. These agencies have
Proposition 65, a/k/a the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, has been under fire since the law was first enacted. Intended to protect Californians from cancer-causing or birth defect-inducing substances, the law
As if California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act (“Prop 65”) doesn’t impose enough regulations on employers, landlords, retailers, manufacturers and distributors – we now must also contend with the Cleaning Product Right to
We told you about the lawsuit brought against nearly 100 food industry companies regarding the lack of Prop 65 warnings in restaurants and stores selling coffee. The problem is the potential presence of acrylamide when