Environmental Protection Agency

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced settlements with three automotive parts manufacturers, headquartered in California, for violations of the Clean Air Act. The companies allegedly manufactured or sold aftermarket auto parts that bypass or disable required emissions control systems, otherwise known as defeat devices. The three companies will …continue reading

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, with Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, today led a coalition of 15 attorneys general to call on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler to initiate rulemaking to issue a new “asbestos reporting rule” to eliminate exemptions for asbestos in the current Chemical …continue reading