655 Environmental Quality articles


Legislature passes single-use packaging and plastic products bills
 May 31, 2019


Green chemistry back in the spotlight
 Feb. 15, 2019


To reduce single-use waste, Berkeley approves 25-cent fee disposable cups
 Feb. 4, 2019


CalRecycle releases SB 1383 regulations for review
 Jan. 28, 2019


Green chemistry back in the spotlight
 Jan. 22, 2019


Proposed skip-the-slip legislation requires electronic receipts by 2022
 Jan. 14, 2019


SWRCB releases dredge & fill procedures
 Jan. 7, 2019


Legislature hits ground running with introduction of environmental quality spot bills
 Dec. 14, 2018


Governor fills SWRCB vacancy from within
 Dec. 14, 2018


SWRCB adopts IGP Amendment, pushes out effective date
 Nov. 19, 2018


OAL approves DTSC permitting regulations, effective January 2019
 Nov. 5, 2018


Regulatory action on calculating exposures to reproductive toxicants proposed
 Oct. 22, 2018


SWRCB adopts FY 18-19 Water Quality Fees
 Oct. 1, 2018


Governor signs plastic straw 'by request' legislation
 Oct. 1, 2018


CMTA removes opposition to MFG Breaker (SB 1249 - Galgiani) in the final days of session
 Sept. 4, 2018


AB 2632 (Santiago) – MFG Maker heads to the Governor
 Sept. 4, 2018


DTSC proposes to list certain paint and varnish strippers as a priority product
 Sept. 4, 2018


New Prop 65 requirements go into effect August 30th
 Aug. 17, 2018


Job and trade implications lead to mounting SB 1249 opposition
 Aug. 3, 2018


DTSC continues to ramp up Safer Consumer Products Program, schedules alternatives analysis workshop
 July 20, 2018


CMTA & IEA's 34th annual Environmental Training Symposium and Conference
 July 16, 2018


DTSC Moving Forward with State Adoption of the Federal Generator Improvement Rule
 July 2, 2018


Water conservation bills affecting CII sector signed into law
 June 18, 2018


Assembly holds key CMTA plastics bills
 June 1, 2018


DTSC releases final 2018-2020 workplan & NPEs in laundry detergent profile, more to come
 May 18, 2018


Cosmetic testing ban bill earns spot as MFG Breaker bill
 May 4, 2018


Legislative paint package would exacerbate Public Nuisance ruling, impose incredible liability and set concerning precedent
 April 20, 2018


Ocean Protection Council to consider adopting ocean litter strategy
 April 13, 2018


Ocean Protection Council to consider adopting ocean litter strategy
 April 9, 2018


Proposition 65 may soon ensnare your breakfast
 March 30, 2018


Senator proposes massive air emissions penalty increase
 March 23, 2018


Providing regulatory & cost relief for highly controlled used oil
 March 23, 2018


CMTA supports bill to increase cargo capacity on alternative fuel trucks
 March 19, 2018


Polyester -- the new microbead
 March 19, 2018


CMTA environmental lobbyist Shaina Brown is moving on
 March 2, 2018


Major increase to air emission penalties proposed
 March 2, 2018


State toxics department’s agenda full of manufacturer issues
 Feb. 23, 2018


Assemblymember Blanca Rubio attends environmental issues coalition, Thursday Group
 Feb. 16, 2018


Legislation jeopardizing trade secrets fails to advance
 Feb. 14, 2018


Food packaging bill fails deadline
 Feb. 2, 2018


Lawmaker seeks to introduce bill blocking lead paint ballot measure
 Jan. 29, 2018


AB 319 moves to assembly for floor vote
 Jan. 12, 2018


Industry coalition submits letter to Ocean Protection Council
 Jan. 12, 2018


Industry Coalition requests invitation to OPC workshop
 Nov. 13, 2017


IEA/CMTA Conference Oct. 30-31
 Oct. 27, 2017


ARB begins development of Community Air Protection Program
 Oct. 23, 2017


IEA/CMTA Conference Oct. 30-31
 Oct. 7, 2017


Thursday Group end-of-session party
 Sept. 22, 2017


IEA/CMTA Conference – Early Bird Pricing Ends This Week
 Aug. 28, 2017


Perfluorinated chemical ban bill to become two-year bill
 Aug. 11, 2017


Broad coalition submits comments to CalRecycle on draft screening criteria for priority packaging types
 Aug. 4, 2017


State sets new limits for 1,2,3-TCP
 July 24, 2017


SoCal Air Quality District to propose new rules for public comment at meetings
 July 14, 2017


Hazardous waste updates
 July 7, 2017


Call for nominations: environmental excellence awards
 June 30, 2017


Registration open for IEA & CMTA Annual Conference
 June 9, 2017


Ingredient disclosure bills move forward
 June 2, 2017


Bottle bill reform fails in Senate
 June 2, 2017


Polystyrene package ban moves to suspense file
 May 19, 2017


SAVE THE DATE – IEA/CMTA Environmental Training & Symposium, Oct. 30 & 31, San Diego
 May 12, 2017


SWRCB rescinds mandatory conservation standards
 April 28, 2017


Required warning on food dyes dies
 April 21, 2017


Air quality liability causes confusion for CA industry
 April 7, 2017


Governor lifts drought emergency, retains ban on wasteful use
 April 7, 2017


Bill bans large use of hydrofluoric acid near residences
 March 31, 2017


California leaders respond to federal efforts to roll back vehicle pollution standards
 March 24, 2017


CalRecycle packaging reform workshop – 3/22/17
 March 19, 2017


Federal uncertainty spurs California legislation
 March 10, 2017


Product labeling bills introduced
 Feb. 24, 2017


Hazardous waste facilities are focus of 2017 legislative session
 Feb. 17, 2017


Hello Manufacturers!
 Feb. 10, 2017


Busy year ahead as DTSC releases “Green Chemistry” draft and independent review panel report
 Jan. 6, 2017


South Coast AQMD set to consider scrapping RECLAIM program
 Oct. 28, 2016


CII sector water conservation measures under development
 Oct. 28, 2016


2016 Environmental Conference brings together regulators, compliance professionals
 Oct. 9, 2016


South Coast AQMD considering vehicle registration fee increase for smog reduction
 Sept. 30, 2016


Two weeks to Environmental Conference
 Sept. 23, 2016


CalRecycle staff propose mandatory statewide packaging program
 Sept. 16, 2016


32nd Annual CMTA/IEA Environmental Training Symposium & Conf.
 Sept. 9, 2016


New version of CalEnviroScreen to be unveiled
 Aug. 26, 2016


CMTA/IEA Environmental Conference - Register Today!
 Aug. 19, 2016


DTSC's Independent Review Panel releases its third report on enforcement program
 Aug. 5, 2016


Prop 65 warnings saga nears end
 July 7, 2016


TOSCA reform, and what it means
 July 1, 2016


Life of a plastic bottle – recycled content
 June 16, 2016


Amended environmental bill still a problem
 June 10, 2016


CMTA/IEA Environmental Conference
 May 20, 2016


Unwarranted pesticide restrictions proposed
 May 13, 2016


Wastewater bill with significant financial impacts
 May 6, 2016


Online environmental complaint system initiated
 April 29, 2016


Power grab
 April 15, 2016


Service to disadvantaged communities
 April 8, 2016


The Exide clean-up package
 April 8, 2016


Concerns eased on five environmental bills
 April 1, 2016


Bisphenol A solutions offered by CalEPA
 March 18, 2016


Tighter trichloroethylene public health goal considered
 March 11, 2016


South coast regulator change?
 March 4, 2016


A drop in bill introductions
 Feb. 26, 2016


Prop. 65 listing challenged
 Feb. 19, 2016


Hydrogen Fluoride/Hydrofluoric Acid Ban Proposed
 Feb. 12, 2016


DTSC Independent Review Panel initial report released
 Feb. 5, 2016


Coastal Commission Executive Director on the ropes
 Jan. 29, 2016


Save the Date – CMTA/IEQ EQ Conference Oct. 5-6, San Diego
 Jan. 15, 2016


Drought Update
 Jan. 8, 2016


Prop. 65 draft development period extended
 Dec. 11, 2015


DTSC begins Hazardous Waste Landfill Mediation
 Dec. 4, 2015


Gov. Brown issues Order to prepare for 5th year of drought
 Nov. 19, 2015


Freight mobility improvements highlighted
 Nov. 13, 2015


California and Federal Underground Storage Tank Compliance
 Nov. 6, 2015


Meeting on State Water Quality Fees
 Oct. 28, 2015


8-Hour ozone standard reduced by U.S. EPA
 Oct. 23, 2015


Federal rail crisis looming
 Oct. 16, 2015


CMTA Environmental Symposium in two weeks
 Oct. 12, 2015


Green Chemistry alternatives assessment language unveiled
 Oct. 2, 2015


AG announces changes to Prop 65 regs
 Oct. 1, 2015


Looking forward to next year?
 Sept. 18, 2015


Environmental quality legislation update
 Sept. 11, 2015


New commercial organics recycling law goes into effect next year
 Sept. 4, 2015


Prop. 65 warning for lead
 Aug. 28, 2015


BPA dilemma for many industries
 Aug. 21, 2015


Water quality permit fees expected to drop
 Aug. 13, 2015


CMTA sues OEHHA over perchlorate PHG
 Aug. 5, 2015


Smithline appointed CalRecycle Director
 July 28, 2015


Apply for an Environmental Excellence award
 July 30, 2015


Senate Rules sends Lee for confirmation as DTSC Director
 July 17, 2015


Register now for CMTA/IEA Environmental Conference
 July 10, 2015


Environmentalist lawsuit against OEHHA rejected
 July 2, 2015


Bolstered funding and oversight panel in DTSC future
 June 26, 2015


Some less-than-likeable environmental bills go inactive
 June 19, 2015


New commercial organics recycling law goes into effect next year
 June 12, 2015


CMTA/IEA Environmental Conference -- Oct 29-30, 2015
 May 28, 2015


Mandatory Recycled Content Packaging Bill Proposed
 May 22, 2015


Oil industry under attack
 May 15, 2015


Motor Oil Mandate Proposed
 May 8, 2015


Tougher Hazardous Waste Handling Laws Proposed
 May 1, 2015


Bill requires stricter enforcement of hazardous waste facilities
 April 24, 2015


CalRecycle's 'Manufacturer's Challenge'
 April 17, 2015


Sustainable freight report released
 April 10, 2015


Glass container exemption from toxics law
 April 2, 2015


No Trade Secret Protection
 March 27, 2015


OEHHA considering BPA for Prop 65 listing
 March 13, 2015


More Microbead Measures
 March 6, 2015


OEHHA Adopts Updated PHG for Perchlorate in Drinking Water
 March 6, 2015


Referendum Repealing Bag Ban and Paper Tax Qualifies
 Feb. 27, 2015


DTSC Cost Recovery Bills Introduced
 Feb. 27, 2015


Bill clarifies minor air violations
 Feb. 20, 2015


Rail safety getting attention
 Feb. 12, 2015


CMTA storm water seminar online
 Feb. 12, 2015


Lead safe harbor challenged
 Feb. 5, 2015


New Prop 65 warning regulations released
 Jan. 29, 2015


CARB Survey with significant non-reporting penalty
 Jan. 23, 2015


Don't miss CMTA's free Stormwater Compliance Seminar on January 21
 Jan. 15, 2015


CEQA Reform Proposed
 Jan. 9, 2015


ARB Postpones Sustainable Freight Initiative Program
 Dec. 18, 2014


Moratorium requested on hazardous material rail shipments
 Dec. 11, 2014


Tighter ozone standards proposed
 Dec. 4, 2014


Storm water changes, CMTA to host seminar
 Nov. 21, 2014


CMTA members, others recognized for environmental leadership
 Nov. 12, 2014


Workplace Use of Chemicals
 Oct. 23, 2014


Increasing Packaging Recycling
 Oct. 16, 2014


Push is on to expand beverage container recycling
 Oct. 9, 2014


TCE vapor intrusion exposure limits being established
 Sept. 26, 2014


Historic water legislation signed
 Sept. 26, 2014


Field poll: support up for $7.5 billion state water bond
 Sept. 26, 2014


Green Chemistry 3-year work plan released
 Sept. 18, 2014


CMTA asks for veto on bag ban
 Sept. 11, 2014


Hazardous waste permitting bill to the Governor
 Sept. 4, 2014


Compromise reached in sacred sites bill
 Aug. 28, 2014


A pleasant surprise
 Aug. 21, 2014


New water bond to be on the ballot
 Aug. 15, 2014


Storm water strategic initiative
 Aug. 15, 2014


Major changes in air permits on the horizon
 July 25, 2014


Trash in the water
 July 18, 2014


Water fee increases on the horizon
 July 9, 2014


Governor puts forth preferred water bond parameters
 July 9, 2014


Making customer lists available to the State
 July 3, 2014


Environmental Conference, Oct. 28-29, San Diego
 June 26, 2014


Hazardous waste permitting bill significantly worse
 June 20, 2014


Sacred sites bill activated
 June 13, 2014


California Coastkeeper files storm water permit suit
 June 6, 2014


A bag ban is back
 May 15, 2014


Bill targeting flame retardants is misleading & unscientific
 May 9, 2014


A few environmental bill "victories"
 May 1, 2014


Prop 65 update
 April 24, 2014


Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Safety Warning Act
 April 11, 2014


Genetically Engineered Label Proposed
 April 4, 2014


CMTA opposes surface mining bill
 March 28, 2014


Green chemistry program targets initial products
 March 21, 2014


OEHHA releases new Prop 65 warning proposal
 March 13, 2014


Microplastics ban proposed
 March 6, 2014


Biosynthetic lubricant mandate
 Feb. 28, 2014


Final stormwater discharge IGP released for review
 Feb. 21, 2014


Recycling survey
 Feb. 14, 2014


Sustainable freight transport initiative
 Feb. 7, 2014


Plastic bag ban agreement
 Jan. 30, 2014


Plastics & vinyl chemical added to Prop 65 list
 Jan. 23, 2014


Proposed Prop 65 changes imminent
 Jan. 16, 2014


Lawmakers urge halt to hydraulic fracturing
 Jan. 16, 2014


Public health impact bill targets consumer products
 Jan. 10, 2014


California ports facing new challenge
 Dec. 30, 2013


DTSC initiates quarterly public meetings
 Dec. 13, 2013


Diesel Truck rules challenged
 Dec. 6, 2013


Dow Chemical receives award
 Nov. 25, 2013


CalEnviroScreen in operation
 Nov. 22, 2013


Bullet train is CEQA exempt?
 Nov. 15, 2013


SF Bay Regional Water Board - Trash Workshop
 Nov. 8, 2013


San Joaquin Valley facing water crisis in 2014
 Oct. 31, 2013


Strategies released to achieve 75 percent recycling goal
 Oct. 24, 2013


Overly restrictive drinking water standard proposed for hexavalent chromium
 Oct. 10, 2013


CMTA Environmental Conference
 Oct. 10, 2013


Green Chemistry program launched
 Oct. 3, 2013


Big increase in wastewater discharge fees
 Sept. 26, 2013


CMTA Environmental Conference: November 5-6, San Diego
 Sept. 18, 2013


Gut & amend double environmental penalties
 Sept. 12, 2013


CEQA bill on infill development opposed by business
 Sept. 12, 2013


SB 193 is dead for this year!
 Aug. 29, 2013


State officially announces nation's first drinking water standard for hexavalent chromium
 Aug. 29, 2013


2013 Environmental Conference
 Aug. 22, 2013


Mandate on RMP Facilities Proposed
 Aug. 8, 2013


Specifics released on industrial storm water permit
 July 26, 2013


Prop 65 changes contemplated
 July 18, 2013


Cal/EPA creates new EJ Working Group
 July 12, 2013


Save-the-Date CMTA Environmental Summit November 5 & 6, 2013 Paradise Point, San Diego
 June 27, 2013


Focus on drinking water
 June 13, 2013


Stormwater update
 June 6, 2013


Bad environmental bills on hold
 May 16, 2013


Governor proposes to curb Prop 65 lawsuit abuse
 May 9, 2013


CEQA reform framework legislation advances
 May 3, 2013


Orange County Water District - investigation, cleanup, & liability
 May 3, 2013


Expansion of bottle bill program proposed
 April 25, 2013


Revised 'green chemistry' regulations released
 April 18, 2013


Competing mattress EPR bills
 April 12, 2013


Added cost to pharmaceuticals?
 April 4, 2013


Is Your Operation a Nuisance?
 March 29, 2013


Proposition 65 update
 March 22, 2013


ACC files suit on BPA listing
 March 14, 2013


Steinberg taps Hill as new Senate EQ Chair
 March 14, 2013


Beverage recycling program in trouble
 March 7, 2013


Take-out bags targeted
 March 1, 2013


Industrial storm water permit update
 Feb. 22, 2013


Potential prop 65 inclusion of BPA
 Feb. 15, 2013


Revised green chemistry regulations released
 Feb. 8, 2013


LA County storm water parcel tax derailed
 Jan. 18, 2013


OEHHA comment period for perchlorate in drinking water
 Jan. 10, 2013


Appellate court limits Prop 65 reliance on labor code listing
 Dec. 13, 2012


A lull in the air at CalEPA
 Nov. 29, 2012


Report: Federal EPA regs will severely harm California's economic growth
 Nov. 29, 2012


Paint industries file lawsuit
 Nov. 16, 2012


CMTA companies honored for environmental achievements
 Nov. 1, 2012


Lawsuits on the Horizon over Solar Plans
 Oct. 18, 2012


Report: Consumer Impact of California's Green Chemistry Initiative
 Oct. 18, 2012


Only a week until the Environmental Summit
 Oct. 12, 2012


Water board ex parte bill signed
 Sept. 28, 2012


CMTA Environmental Summit Oct. 23 & 24, Paradise Point, San Diego
 Sept. 28, 2012


Wetlands policy still a problem
 Sept. 21, 2012


CEQA reform on horizon
 Sept. 21, 2012


Above-ground tank bill to the Governor
 Sept. 14, 2012


Aerosol coating and consumer products regulation workshops
 Aug. 30, 2012


Environmental justice tool unveiled
 Aug. 16, 2012


Lawsuit on chromium-6 standard filed
 Aug. 16, 2012


CMTA Environmental Summit on the horizon Oct. 23 & 24, Paradise Point, San Diego
 Aug. 10, 2012


Toxicity assessment policy
 Aug. 3, 2012


Green Chemistry regulations released
 July 27, 2012


New draft industrial storm water permit released
 July 19, 2012


Brown calls for revised flammability standards
 June 22, 2012


Green chem fee railroaded through budget committees
 June 1, 2012


Save the date: Environmental conference
 May 25, 2012


Property ownership
 May 11, 2012


Another cost of doing business in California?
 May 4, 2012


Water board bills move forward
 April 27, 2012


Water board ex parte communications
 April 20, 2012


Bill would conform storm water regs with federal law
 April 13, 2012


Chromium 6 bill gutted
 April 6, 2012


CalRecycle workshop - May 14
 April 6, 2012


Alexeeff named as Director of OEHHA
 March 30, 2012


Protecting business from predatory fines
 March 16, 2012


Food ingredient precautions questioned
 March 2, 2012


New commercial recycling regs take effect July 1
 Feb. 10, 2012


LEED certification being given a monopoly
 Feb. 3, 2012


OEHHA Hazard Trait Regulation approved despite serious criticism
 Jan. 27, 2012


Green Chemistry coalition warns of key changes needed
 Jan. 27, 2012


CalRecycle programs move forward
 Jan. 20, 2012


Rigid plastic packaging regs on verge of approval
 Jan. 13, 2012


Last falls stormwater hearing results in legislation
 Jan. 13, 2012


Govs environmental appointments
 Jan. 6, 2012


Chromium VI update
 Dec. 16, 2011


Cal/OSHA reviews permissible exposure limit process
 Dec. 9, 2011


Another CMTA company receives environmental award
 Dec. 9, 2011


Newest Green Chemistry proposal to be aired at Dec 5 workshop
 Dec. 2, 2011


Green chemistry headlines at CMTA environmental summit
 Dec. 2, 2011


Environmental excellence recognized at recent conference
 Nov. 18, 2011


CMTA Environmental Summit
 Oct. 28, 2011


CalRecycle director appointed
 Oct. 28, 2011


Commercial recycling update
 Oct. 14, 2011


CMTA Annual Statewide Environmental Summit
 Oct. 7, 2011


Lawsuit questions bag fee under Prop 26
 Oct. 7, 2011


Senate stormwater hearing next week
 Sept. 30, 2011


Hexavalent chromium considered for prop 65 listing
 Sept. 23, 2011


Skyrocketing storm water fees
 Sept. 23, 2011


Revised industrial draft stormwater permit delayed
 Sept. 2, 2011


New green chemistry bill pending
 Aug. 26, 2011


Sacred sites bill to stall until January
 Aug. 26, 2011


Mandatory commercial recycling regulations underway
 Aug. 19, 2011


Applications for environmental awards due Aug. 31
 Aug. 12, 2011


OEHHA announces comment period on 39 chemicals
 Aug. 5, 2011


OEHHA doesn't wait for new study, sets California-only Chrome 6 public health goal
 July 29, 2011


Two regulatory reform bills die for this year
 July 21, 2011


Court upholds plastic bag ban
 July 21, 2011


Governor appoints new CalEPA Secretary
 July 15, 2011


Green chemistry update from DTSC director
 July 8, 2011


Climate adaptation bill appears to have stalled
 July 1, 2011


Storm water industrial permit update
 June 24, 2011


The next EPR bill?
 June 17, 2011


EQ bills fall by the wayside
 June 10, 2011


Fee increase to backfill plunder of spill prevention funding
 June 3, 2011


Titanium Dioxide to be listed via Prop 65 labor code
 June 3, 2011


Long Beach city council passes bag ban
 May 20, 2011


Save-the-date and call for speaker proposals
 May 20, 2011


CalRecycle releases pharmaceutical disposal report
 May 13, 2011


New DTSC Director
 May 13, 2011


Benefits for commuters?
 May 6, 2011


Polystyrene ban
 April 29, 2011


Extended producer responsibility for batteries
 April 15, 2011


Stakeholders sound-off at stormwater hearing
 April 1, 2011


Bill banning BPA re-introduced
 March 25, 2011


Another business-stifling bill
 March 18, 2011


CMTA environmental conference
 March 11, 2011


CARB one-stop trucking events on diesel regulations
 March 3, 2011


CalRecycle begins plastic packaging rulemaking
 Feb. 25, 2011


Costly Storm Water Regulations Proposed
 Feb. 18, 2011


South coast wants to share in intellectual property
 Feb. 11, 2011


SWRCB releases draft storm water industrial general permit
 Feb. 4, 2011


Product Stewardship
 Jan. 28, 2011


Green chemistry regulations on hold
 Jan. 21, 2011


Common beverage & food element, 4-MEI, now on Prop 65 list
 Jan. 14, 2011


OEHHA tightens chromium drinking water goal
 Jan. 7, 2011


Brown names Laird as Resources Agency Chief
 Jan. 7, 2011


Green chemistry regulations still need work
 Dec. 10, 2010


Prop. 26 - significant impact likely
 Dec. 3, 2010


Final Green Chemistry regs released
 Nov. 18, 2010


CalRecycle plans for reorganization
 Nov. 18, 2010


Refrigerant rule begins Jan. 1, 2011
 Nov. 10, 2010


Biomonitoring program reduced in scope
 Nov. 5, 2010


CMTA member companies receive environmental excellence awards
 Oct. 29, 2010


Environmental Policy Council to review green chem regulations
 Oct. 15, 2010


Green chemistry regulations released
 Oct. 8, 2010


Environmental bills vetoed as unnecessary and duplicative
 Oct. 1, 2010


Gov. says CEQA bills are garbage
 Oct. 1, 2010


Addressing cumulative impacts
 Sept. 24, 2010


Green building bill awaits Governor
 Sept. 10, 2010


Bisphenol A ban close to passing
 Aug. 27, 2010


Annual Environmental Excellence Awards
 Aug. 20, 2010


Toxic inventory clearinghouse document released
 Aug. 13, 2010


Diesel truck regs delayed
 Aug. 6, 2010


Water conservation
 July 30, 2010


CMTA and broad green chemistry alliance submit final comments on regulations
 July 23, 2010


Naturally occurring asbestos
 July 16, 2010


Green chemistry draft proposal out for comment
 July 9, 2010


Can regulation drive innovation?
 July 2, 2010


Cumulative impact and the precautionary principle
 June 18, 2010


Fire retardant bill dies on the Senate floor
 June 11, 2010


Product stewardship bill goes down to defeat
 June 4, 2010


GOP holds majority on state lands commission
 May 14, 2010


Product stewardship bills still alive
 April 30, 2010


Progress on environmental bills
 April 23, 2010


Positive CEQA decision for developers
 April 16, 2010


Carryout packaging bills
 April 9, 2010


Water Board Budget Debate
 April 2, 2010


Expedited GHG project legislation
 March 26, 2010


Increase in solid waste diversion proposed
 March 5, 2010


Carpet EPR bill
 Feb. 26, 2010


Positive CEQA bills
 Feb. 19, 2010


Product stewardship bill is back
 Feb. 12, 2010


DTSC laws effective Jan. 1 2010
 Jan. 8, 2010


Environmental fund raided
 Nov. 20, 2009


Environmental workshops announced
 Nov. 13, 2009


New DTSC program to watch
 Nov. 6, 2009


Nanotechnology symposium
 Oct. 30, 2009


Straw proposal on green chemistry released
 Oct. 23, 2009


Green chemistry straw proposal released
 Oct. 2, 2009


Parking cash-out
 Sept. 10, 2009


Bad environmental bills still alive
 Sept. 4, 2009


South coast air permits bills pass key hurdle
 Aug. 28, 2009


San Jose may ban plastic bags
 Aug. 28, 2009


Chemical bills update
 Aug. 21, 2009


Register now
 Aug. 14, 2009


Do you use hydrochloric acid?
 Aug. 6, 2009


ARB Consumer Products Workshop
 July 24, 2009


CMTA Environmental Conference: Save-the-Date Oct. 8 & 9
 July 17, 2009


Industrial recycling bill
 July 10, 2009


Some packaging bills bite the dust
 June 5, 2009


South coast air permit moratorium
 May 29, 2009


Chemical-related proposals before the legislature
 May 21, 2009


PVC packaging ban
 May 15, 2009


AB 479 Solid waste diversion
 May 8, 2009


Bisphenol A debate moves to Senate floor
 May 1, 2009


SB 413 (NPDES and WDR permit fees) singles out California businesses
 April 24, 2009


Gov's environmental leadership award applications available
 April 9, 2009


California beverage container stakeholder workshop
 April 3, 2009


AB 1358 aims to ban polystyrene food containers
 March 13, 2009


UST cleanup fund shortfall
 March 6, 2009


Nanotechnology being studied for potential regulation
 Feb. 27, 2009


Extended producer responsibility
 Feb. 13, 2009


Moratorium on south coast air permits
 Jan. 30, 2009


CEQA exemptions proposed
 Jan. 23, 2009


Chromium 6 Public Health Goal
 Jan. 16, 2009


Waste Boards Future Questioned
 Jan. 9, 2009


Final Green Chemistry Recommendations
 Dec. 23, 2008


Wetlands policy clarified
 Dec. 5, 2008


New waste board member appointed
 Nov. 21, 2008


Del Monte, Frito-Lay and Searles Valley Minerals awarded for environmental excellence
 Nov. 14, 2008


Water degradation policy workshop
 Nov. 7, 2008


Ban suggested for plastic grocery bags and polystyrene food service packaging
 Oct. 16, 2008


Endangered species activity
 Oct. 10, 2008


CMTA/IEA/CICC EQ Conf.: Oct. 21-22, 2008, Catamaran Hotel, Mission Bay
 Oct. 3, 2008


Prop 65 Expansion
 Sept. 17, 2008


Bill to ban chemicals goes to Governor
 Sept. 12, 2008


End-of-session environmental bills
 Sept. 4, 2008


Environmental responsibility award applications wanted
 Aug. 27, 2008


Port funds could be diverted
 Aug. 22, 2008


Plastics under seige
 Aug. 1, 2008


Pesticide regulations
 July 11, 2008


Science trumped
 June 26, 2008


Government program expansion proposed
 June 13, 2008


Green Chemistry Initiative
 June 6, 2008


CMTA calls for environmental presentations
 May 23, 2008


Regional water boards
 May 15, 2008


All is not gloomy on the environmental front
 May 2, 2008


Chemicals of concern in consumer products
 April 25, 2008


Alarming green chemistry questions
 April 18, 2008


Chemical phase-out moved-up?
 April 4, 2008


Phthalates expansion/bisphenol-A ban
 March 28, 2008


CARB Truck replacement rule
 March 28, 2008


Ban on polyvinyl chloride packaging
 March 21, 2008


Biomonitoring implementation update
 March 14, 2008


Governor's environmental & economic leadership awards application now available
 March 14, 2008


Roadblock to development
 Feb. 29, 2008


Responsibility shift for aboveground tanks
 Feb. 15, 2008


Bay area AQMD proposes global warming fee on businesses
 Feb. 15, 2008


Sediment standards for water quality
 Feb. 1, 2008


Green chemistry follow-up report unveiled
 Jan. 24, 2008


Cal/EPA budget still strong
 Jan. 18, 2008


Advance disposal fee surfaces
 Jan. 11, 2008


OEHHA proposes tighter exposure limits
 Dec. 14, 2007


Public Workshops on GHG Scoping Plan
 Nov. 30, 2007


Green chemistry initiative
 Nov. 16, 2007


South coast ports crack down on polluters
 Nov. 8, 2007


ARB approves additional early actions
 Nov. 2, 2007


Extended producers responsibility workshop
 Nov. 2, 2007


Governor takes action on environmental bills
 Oct. 19, 2007


Governor signs landmark agreement to set up transfer of property for open space
 Oct. 12, 2007


Prop 65 workshop at Cal/EPA
 Oct. 12, 2007


The Greening of California Businesses
 Oct. 4, 2007


Water board considers litter and marine debris
 Sept. 28, 2007


OEHHA looks at expanding Prop 65 list
 Sept. 21, 2007


EQ bills on the Governor's desk
 Sept. 14, 2007


Update on environmental bills as we near end of session
 Sept. 7, 2007


Environmental Bills Move in the Assembly
 Aug. 31, 2007


CMTA weighs in on federal ozone standards
 Aug. 31, 2007


Clean air surcharge on vehicle license fees in the valley
 Aug. 17, 2007


CMTA/IEA EQ CONF.
 Aug. 10, 2007


San Francisco Bay PCB TMDL proposed
 Aug. 3, 2007


Changes to regional water boards proposed
 July 20, 2007


Update on environmental bills
 July 6, 2007


Likely methanol addition to Prop 65 list
 June 29, 2007


Changes at Cal/EPA
 June 29, 2007


Auto fee/rebate bill defeated
 June 15, 2007


Take-out food packaging ban
 June 8, 2007


Formaldehyde ban bill dies a listing bill is born
 May 25, 2007


Revamping CUPA program
 May 18, 2007


Green chemistry initiative introduced by Cal/EPA
 May 11, 2007


Recycling legislation proposed
 March 16, 2007


Chemical bills proliferate
 March 2, 2007


Plastics under fire
 Feb. 16, 2007


ARB explores near-term options on climate change
 Feb. 8, 2007


Cal/EPA news items
 Jan. 25, 2007


New environmental bills
 Jan. 11, 2007


Housing development air quality fee proposed
 Dec. 15, 2006


Rush for passage of environmental bills
 Sept. 1, 2006


Environmental bills still active
 Aug. 25, 2006


Excessive particulate matter fines
 Aug. 18, 2006


Locomotive Emissions Fee Bill
 Aug. 11, 2006


National Academy of Sciences weighs-in on biomonitoring
 Aug. 4, 2006


CARB toughens rules
 Aug. 4, 2006


Cal EPA Indoor Air Pollution Seminar
 July 28, 2006


Prop. 65 listing procedure in question
 July 21, 2006


Numeric limits for stormwater in the news
 July 14, 2006


Utility environmental performance standard bill making gains
 July 8, 2006


Global warming bill passes key hurdle
 June 30, 2006


Sacred sites bills
 June 16, 2006


Troubling environmental bills continue to move
 June 9, 2006


Climate change bills move along
 June 9, 2006


Cell phone e-waste campaign: Opportunity for CMTA members
 June 2, 2006


San Francisco plans to ban plastic toys
 June 2, 2006


Migden's air toxics bill amended
 May 26, 2006


Governor announces key environmental appointments
 May 26, 2006


Green Chemistry Forum Report
 May 19, 2006


Will EQ bills on suspense survive?
 May 11, 2006


CMTA environmental fix-it-ticket bill passes first hurdle
 April 28, 2006


Emissions reduction plan for goods movement
 April 21, 2006


Greenhouse gas bills that would help businesses
 April 21, 2006


Governor sends mixed signals on greenhouse gas emissions caps
 April 14, 2006


Tighter indoor air quality standards?
 April 14, 2006


Carbon capture, storage and recycle bill clears first hurdle
 April 7, 2006


Air quality penalty bill moves out of committee
 April 7, 2006


Should the European Union define CA law?
 March 31, 2006


Greenhouse gas bill to be heard
 March 31, 2006


Key environment and energy appointments
 March 31, 2006


New Recycling and Product Ban Bills
 March 23, 2006


Ten CMTA member companies receive ENERGY STAR award
 March 23, 2006


Troubling environmental bills
 March 17, 2006


Positive trend in new environmental bills
 March 10, 2006


California Toxic Release Inventory program proposed
 Feb. 24, 2006


Universal wastes banned from landfills
 Feb. 17, 2006


Childrens Breathing Rights Act
 Feb. 10, 2006


CARB declares secondhand smoke a pollutant
 Feb. 3, 2006


2006 California Climate Action Registry Conference
 Feb. 3, 2006


Bill resurrected from the dead
 Jan. 27, 2006


California EPA Secretary Alan Lloyd to step down effective February 28
 Jan. 20, 2006


Chemical ban bill call to action
 Jan. 13, 2006


Governor makes environmental appointments
 Jan. 6, 2006


Four CMTA members receive environmental award
 Jan. 6, 2006


CalEPA on global warming
 Dec. 8, 2005


Coalition to support South Delta Water Project
 Dec. 8, 2005


J & J recipient of top environmental award
 Dec. 2, 2005


Green chemicals
 Nov. 18, 2005


New regs proposed for ocean discharges
 Nov. 4, 2005


Cap & Trade for Greenhouse Gases on the Horizon?
 Oct. 27, 2005


Cal/OSHA stakeholder workshop to review exposure limits
 Oct. 21, 2005


Potential rule changes for hazardous waste facilities
 Oct. 21, 2005


2005 CMTA/IEA Environmental Conference
 Oct. 14, 2005


Governor makes environmental appointments
 Oct. 7, 2005


Bad environmental bills on governor's desk
 Sept. 23, 2005


Climate action team meets
 Sept. 16, 2005


State water board remands bay mercury plan
 Sept. 9, 2005


Senate rejects confirmation of Cindy Tuck to ARB
 Sept. 2, 2005


Acrylamide in the newsagain
 Aug. 26, 2005


Greenhouse gas bill introduced
 Aug. 19, 2005


Cindy Tuck confirmation scheduled
 Aug. 19, 2005


State water board begins effort to adopt new stormwater requirements
 Aug. 12, 2005


Residential Green Building Guidelines
 Aug. 5, 2005


Greenhouse Gas Briefing
 July 29, 2005


EPA Rejects Oxygenate Waiver
 July 22, 2005


Biogenetic Battle Brewing
 July 15, 2005


Cindy Tuck Appointed CARB Chair
 July 8, 2005


Homeland Security Bill Transforms to New #
 July 1, 2005


Disclosure of Chemicals in Cosmetics
 June 22, 2005


New positions on environmental legislation
 June 17, 2005


Environmental bills pared down
 June 9, 2005


Governor Announces Greenhouse Gas Goals
 June 3, 2005


Cal/EPA Boxes Remain Intact, for Now
 May 27, 2005


Indoor air quality
 May 20, 2005


Railroading of a locomotive mitigation tax
 May 13, 2005


State of the Air: State of the Scare
 May 6, 2005


Bills are Moving on the Environmental Front
 April 29, 2005


Cal/EPA Environmental Enforcement Assessment
 April 22, 2005


Goods movement update
 April 15, 2005


Expansion of Securities Litigation Proposed Again
 April 8, 2005


Whats Next in Mandated Recycling
 April 1, 2005


Public Health and the Environment
 March 25, 2005


Several CMTA Members Receive US EPA Awards Honoring Businesses Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
 March 25, 2005


Toxics Bills Proliferate
 March 18, 2005


Potential No Growth Bills Introduced
 March 11, 2005


Old Friends Are Back: Biomonitoring, Chemical Testing & Cosmetics
 Feb. 25, 2005


Environmental Justice at the Forefront
 Feb. 18, 2005


Rogge to Co-Chair CUPA/Industry Roundtable
 Feb. 11, 2005


Environmental Bills Introduced
 Jan. 28, 2005


Public Hearings on Draft Storm Water Changes
 Jan. 14, 2005


Environmental Coalitions Proliferate
 Jan. 9, 2005


Gov. Appoints Lloyd Secretary of CalEPA
 Dec. 17, 2004


State Building Standards on Energy & Resource Consumption
 Dec. 17, 2004


Five CMTA Members Receive Environmental Awards
 Dec. 10, 2004


Electronic Recycling Implementation
 Dec. 3, 2004


"Chronic Toxicity Summary for Silica" Study Released
 Nov. 19, 2004


IEA/CMTA Environmental & Regulatory Issues Conf. & Expo
 Nov. 11, 2004


Emissions Cut by 51 Percent
 Nov. 4, 2004


3rd Annual IEA/CMTA Environmental & Regulatory Issues Conference & Exposition
 Oct. 28, 2004


Prop 65 Methods of Detection
 Oct. 15, 2004


Prop 65 Acrylamide Call to Action
 Oct. 15, 2004


Environmental Recommendations (Volume IV, Chapter 5)
 Oct. 8, 2004


Governor Vetoes Two Environmental Bills
 Oct. 1, 2004


Land Use and Environmental Justice
 Sept. 18, 2004


Bag Tax Issue is Back
 Sept. 10, 2004


Gov. Urged to Veto Air Emissions Restrictions at L.A & L.B. Ports
 Sept. 3, 2004


Gov. Urged to Veto False Recognition of Green Business
 Sept. 3, 2004


Ozone Standards Hearing August 25th
 Aug. 20, 2004


Phthalate/Cosmetics Bill is Back
 Aug. 13, 2004


CPR Recommends Cal-EPA Reorganization
 Aug. 9, 2004


A Restriction to Commerce AB 2042
 July 23, 2004


Risk Level for Acrylamides
 July 16, 2004


Environmental Bits & Pieces
 July 2, 2004


Biomonitoring
 June 18, 2004


E-Waste Recycling
 June 18, 2004


Sacred Sites Bill Amended
 June 11, 2004


Environmental Justice in the News
 June 11, 2004


Environmental Bill Update
 June 6, 2004


Environmentally Preferable Products
 May 28, 2004


More Expensive Drinking Water on the Horizon
 May 21, 2004


Pesticide Controversy is Back
 May 14, 2004


Cosmetics Ban May Be Dead
 May 7, 2004


Candy is Dandy, But.....
 April 30, 2004


Fluorescent Lamp Recycling
 April 23, 2004


CMTA attends Environmental Education implemenation meeting
 April 19, 2004


Heavy Metal Study Released
 April 16, 2004


Mandatory recycling program for cellular phones
 April 8, 2004


Electronic Waste Recycling
 April 2, 2004


Environmental Bills We Can Support
 March 22, 2004


Perchlorate Update
 March 12, 2004


Wetlands Authority
 March 5, 2004


State Board Continues Work on TMDL Listing Policy
 Feb. 27, 2004


Universal Waste
 Feb. 27, 2004


Changes at the CIWMB
 Feb. 27, 2004


Electronic Waste
 Feb. 20, 2004


Biomonitoring
 Feb. 13, 2004


Why Are We Still Required to Burn Oxygenated Fuels?
 Feb. 6, 2004


State Water Board Appointments
 Feb. 6, 2004


CEQA Bill Still Alive
 Jan. 30, 2004


Environmental Regulatory Review
 Jan. 23, 2004


A Tax in Sheep's Clothing?
 Jan. 23, 2004


Cal EPA's Budget
 Jan. 20, 2004


Proposition 65/Acryalamide
 Dec. 19, 2003


Chlorine Residual Limits
 Dec. 19, 2003


What Does Suspend Mean?
 Dec. 12, 2003


"Thursday Group" Issues Brief to go to Governor
 Nov. 21, 2003


New Environmental Lobbyist at CMTA
 Nov. 21, 2003


Tamminen to Head Cal-EPA
 Nov. 14, 2003


IEA/CMTA Environmental Conference & Exposition
 Oct. 31, 2003


California's Rush to Judgment on Perchlorate Drinking Water Standard
 Oct. 23, 2003


CalEPA Endorses Environmental Justice Strategy
 Oct. 17, 2003


Environmental Agencies
 Oct. 17, 2003


Schwarzenegger Proposes Environmental Initiatives
 Oct. 10, 2003


SB 288 The Price of a Political Statement
 July 18, 2003


SB 18 Amendments Reignite the "Sacred Sites" Debate
 July 14, 2003


Water Board Defends Storm Water Permit
 July 7, 2003


Californians for absestos litigation reform
 June 30, 2003


Murky Drinking Water Legislation
 June 13, 2003


Jackson CEQA Bill Placed On Inactive File
 June 6, 2003


Resources Subcommittees Dig Deeper into Manufacturers' Pockets
 May 23, 2003


CMTA testifies on E-Waste bill
 May 12, 2003


Another New Source Of Government Revenue at the Expense of Business
 May 9, 2003


SB 922 Would Force PRPs to Pay for Drinking Water
 April 25, 2003


Regional Regulation of Cars and Trucks?
 April 14, 2003


Return of the Radiation Bills
 April 4, 2003


SB 532 - CEQA Litigation Magnet
 March 28, 2003


Expanding the Mandatory Minimum Penalty Law - AB 1541
 March 21, 2003


Hazardous Materials Enforcement Hammer
 March 14, 2003


Lieber Bill Proposes Criminal Penalties for Chemical Releases
 March 7, 2003


2003 Environmental Bills
 Feb. 28, 2003


Cal-EPA Tackles the "Precautionary Principle"
 Feb. 21, 2003


"Sinclair" Fee Bills Come Out of the Woodwork
 Feb. 12, 2003


Environmental Fee Bills on Fast Track to Governor
 Jan. 30, 2003


Davis Calls Special Session on Coastal Commission
 Jan. 23, 2003


Budget Subcommittees Take up Governor's Proposed "Polluter Pays" Fee Increases
 Jan. 17, 2003


Assembly Environmental Committee Assignments Reflect Term Limit Atmosphere
 Jan. 11, 2003


Senator Soto Announces January Hearing on Groundwater Contamination
 Jan. 11, 2003


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