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OSHA Adds Arsenic as a Concern for Indoor Shooting Ranges

by Williams Mullen on

Over the last few years, the Occupational and Health Administration (OSHA) has targeted indoor shooting ranges for potential exposures of employees to lead. During inspections, OSHA compliance officers generally take...more

Proposition 65: New “Naturally Occurring” Level Proposed for Rice

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) recently proposed levels of inorganic arsenic in rice that would be deemed “naturally occurring” and thus exempt from the Proposition 65 warning...more

Common Stock Used to Reimburse EPA for CERCLA Response Costs

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A recent CERCLA settlement provides an unusual method for reimbursing response costs incurred by EPA at a Superfund site. Under a proposed Consent Decree concerning the Yavapai Penta Superfund Site in Prescott, Arizona,...more

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Holds That Under Prompt Payment Act, Imposition of Penalty and Attorneys’ Fees Is Discretionary, Not...

by Pepper Hamilton LLP on

Scott Enters., Inc. v. City of Allentown, 2016 Pa. LEXIS 1503 (Pa. July 19, 2016) - The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania reversed an order of the Commonwealth Court and held that the prompt payment provisions of the...more

California Environmental Law & Policy Update - May 2016

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Environmental and Policy Focus - Judge refuses to halt Delta land sale to Metropolitan Water District - Sacramento Bee - May 1 - San Joaquin Superior Court Judge Barbara Kronlund last Friday declined to grant a...more

California Doubles Down on Proposition 65 Regulations; OEHHA Issues Pre-Regulatory Proposals That Harm Existing Defenses

by Stoel Rives LLP on

Late last week, California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (“OEHHA”) released several new pre-regulatory draft proposals regarding Proposition 65 (“Prop 65”). With one possible exception, the pre-regulatory...more

Another Major Earthquake: California Creates Big Fissures in Proposition 65 Regulations – Proposals Could Shatter Defenses

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

In the midst of making Proposition 65’s longstanding warning regulations far more onerous, and vexatious litigation far more likely, California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has unveiled still...more

Environmental Notes - July 2015

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Clean Water Rule Opens Litigation Floodgates - With much fanfare, EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers (“Corps”) recently issued a final rule clarifying which bodies of water are “waters of the United States” protected...more

Food and Beverage News and Trends

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Judge rejects consumer claim concerning evaporated cane juice - On March 12, a US district judge in the Northern District of Illinois dismissed with prejudice a consumer lawsuit against the manufacturer of Healthy Grains...more

Class Action Lawsuit Claims Wines Contain Unsafe Levels of Arsenic

by Benesch on

Four California residents brought a lawsuit earlier this month against 28 wineries for producing, manufacturing or distributing wine in California that allegedly contains inorganic arsenic in amounts far in excess of what is...more

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