The Department of Toxic Substances Control has finalized its identification of PFAs in Carpets and Rugs as a Priority Product (PP) pursuant to its Safer Consumer Products program.
Gov. Gavin Newsom has reached a final budget deal with the Legislature, including signing legislation to overhaul the financing and governance of the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC).
For the second time in the last four years the 9th Circuit court of Appeals has ordered U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to update its lead-based paint standards.
U.S. EPA has announced that it will require manufacturers (including importers) to provide the agency with specified health and safety data for 50 specific chemicals pursuant to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).
U.S. EPA has announced that it appointed new members and a new Chair to the Toxic Substances Control Act Science Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC).
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment is proposing a new safe harbor warning covering exposure to the herbicide glyphosate. The proposed warning can be used by anyone responsible for exposing individuals to any herbicide containing the substances and its use will be entirely voluntary.
A state appellate court has upheld the state's drinking water standard for 1,2,3-trichloropropane (123-TCP), rejecting claims that the State Water Resources Control Board failed to properly assess the rule's economic effects.
U.S. EPA has announced several policy changes it is making in its administration of risk evaluations under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).
The Department of Toxic Substances Control will hold three workshops on July 28 and 29 to solicit information on several chemicals found in tires that it is investigating for possible listing as Priority Products (PPs) under the agency's Safer Consumer Products (SCP) program.
Monsanto and Ag Allies Rebut California's Reliance on Alternative Warnings in Glyphosate Prop. 65 Appeal
A group of agricultural interests argue the California can't rely on alternative warning language in lieu of a standard Proposition 65 cancer warning in its appeal to the Ninth Circuit to overturn a lower ruling invalidating the state's warning requirement for glyphosate.
U.S. EPA has announced three actions it is taking to reduce the potential risk to individuals from exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
The California State Assembly has passed proposed legislation that would ultimately ban any new children's product containing intentionally added perfluoroalkyl or polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from being sold or distributed in California.
Clean Water Fund and the Association of Irritated Residents have announced a settlement with the operators of two of California's last disposal pits for toxic wastewater that will force the facilities to cease discharges into the pits as early as September of this year.
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has proposed listing tetrahydrofuran, 2-ethylhexyl acrylate, methyl acrylate, trimethylolpropane triacrylate - technical grade as carcinogens under Proposition 65.
In March, the U.S. District Court for Eastern California issued a preliminary injunction barring the filing of any new proposition 65 lawsuit based on the failure to provide a warning that a product contains acrylamide.
New California Attorney General Rob Bonta has announced a settlement with U.S. EPA committing the federal agency to enhance its data reporting rule as it pertains to asbestos.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has again rebuked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its handling of the pesticide chlorpyrifos—ordering the agency to make a final decision on whether the pesticide can safely be used on food crops.
The Bayer Corporation has suffered two major setbacks in its ongoing defense of thousands of claims that its Roundup fungicide product is responsible for the cancer suffered by the plaintiffs.
Last August the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) released a draft report that assessed the potential neurobehavioral effect of synthetic food dyes.
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment is seeking data from the public supporting the development of a no significant risk level (NSRL) for the pesticide 1,3-Dichloropropene (1,3-D).