Lobbyists Torpedo Toxic Chemical Bills In Calif.
On Monday, two related bills sponsored by Sens. Carole Migden and Sen. Ellen Corbett were effectively shut down, reportedly at the hands of a working group of lobbyists drafted into action by chemical companies, manufacturers and trade associations.
Corbett's bill sought to forbid the use of perfluorinated compounds, or PFCs, from food packaging. It was already...
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