Calif.'s Bold New Green Chemistry Regulations

Law360, New York (September 21, 2010, 1:58 PM EDT) -- Jan. 1, 2011, is the statutory deadline for California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control to adopt its potentially game-changing “Green Chemistry” regulations. That deadline seemed a long way off when the California Legislature passed Assembly Bill 1879 in 2008, but now is just around the corner.

DTSC’s bold “Green Chemistry” initiative is focused on reducing or eliminating the need to manage, treat and dispose of toxic substances and hazardous wastes by designing products and manufacturing processes to use less-toxic alternative chemicals and materials throughout the entire...
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