Tag: Proposition 65

Latest Draft Prop. 65 Warning Regulations Take Several Steps Backwards

The latest proposed revisions to the state’s Proposition 65 warning regulations are problematic and unworkable, the California Chamber of Commerce and a broad coalition...

Alameda Court Ruling Favors Business Community

Keeps Current Prop. 65 Lead Standard Intact In a favorable ruling for the California Chamber of Commerce and the broader business community, an Alameda Superior...

CalChamber, Coalition Continue to Voice Concerns on Draft Prop. 65 Warning Regulations

Although improved since previous iterations, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment’s proposed revisions to the Proposition 65 warning regulations continue to be a...

Attorney General’s Prop 65 Changes Are Well Intended, But Will Likely Increase Cost of...

The state Department of Justice (DOJ) has proposed amendments that would affect settlement terms, for enforcement actions filed by private parties under Proposition 65. First, the DOJ...

Drastically Reduced Lead Standard Lacks Scientific Foundation

A preliminary state proposal to drastically reduce a 25-year-old safe harbor standard for lead in consumer products has no scientific basis and is likely...

Environmental: CalChamber Stops Worst Bills, Secures Changes to Others

The California Chamber of Commerce actively engaged in environmental legislation this year, positioning on dozens of bills related to hazardous waste permitting, Proposition 65,...

State Proposals Would Increase Litigation, Number of Warnings Under Proposition 65

Four pre-regulatory proposals that would substantially increase the amount of Proposition 65 warnings, increase frivolous “shakedown” lawsuits, and unjustifiably weaken the scientific basis for...

CalChamber-Supported Job Creator Bill Protects Businesses from Proposition 65 Lawsuits

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill that provides needed relief to small businesses will be heard in the Assembly Environmental Safety and...

Proposed Changes to Prop. 65 Warning Rules Will Increase Costs, Litigation​​​​​

The California Chamber of Commerce and more than 170 organizations have outlined significant concerns with proposed revisions to the Proposition 65 warning regulations in...

CalChamber Backs Bill to Reduce Overwarning Under Proposition 65

The California Chamber of Commerce and large coalition of small businesses, trade associations and local chambers are supporting a bill that promotes using a...

CalChamber Urges State Agency to Fight Lawsuit Attacking Prop. 65 Lead Standard

The California Chamber of Commerce and a large coalition of businesses and trade associations are urging the state Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment...

Proposed Proposition 65 Warning Rules Create New Avenues for Litigation

The state Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has released proposed regulations to substantially revise Proposition 65 warning requirements. The California Chamber of Commerce...

Capitol Report: Proposed Prop. 65 Warning Rules Will Increase Costs, Litigation, Alarm Consumers

The latest proposal by the state Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) to revise Proposition 65 warning requirements should be of concern to...

Draft Proposition 65 Warning Regulations Will Increase Uncertainty, Litigation

Pre-regulatory draft changes proposed to the state’s Proposition 65 regulations by the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) will increase business uncertainty and...