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Prop 65 Coming to New York ....?

Newly proposed legislation in New York, announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo during the release of his Executive Budget late last month, would look an awful lot like California's "Proposition 65" program ... but, presumably,…

EPA Rule Addressing Methylene Chloride Risks Stalled by "Shutdown" ... While Activists File First "New TSCA" Court Challenge for EPA Failure to Act

During confirmation hearings before Congress last week, Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler indicated that a long-awaited EPA rule to restrict consumer and commercial uses of methylene chloride as a paint and…

Enviro Groups May Have Christmas Lump of Coal for EPA: Set to Sue on EPA Decision Not to Develop New "SPCC" Program for Spills of Hazardous Substances

Environmental groups have filed a Notice of Intent to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its still draft decision not to establish a program to address potential spills of hazardous substances…

California OEHHA Extends Investigation of Synthetic Food Dyes

At the direction of the California Legislature, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is conducting a risk assessment of the potential adverse health impacts of synthetic food dyes on children,…

Black Friday and Prop 65

With the biggest sales day of the year shortly upon us, a new wave of on-line shopping Americans likely will see Proposition 65 warning notices for the first time. Though California's notorious program technically only…