Local BPA Ban Could Be Model For Nation: Schumer

Law360, New York (March 30, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An expected Suffolk County, N.Y., ban on bisphenol A that would mark the first such move in the nation has garnered praise from Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., who reportedly says he plans to follow the county's lead by aiming to push through legislation to prohibit the controversial chemical's use in baby products nationwide.

Schumer threw his support behind an initiative by lawmakers in Suffolk County, saying he would advocate for the local law — which calls for fines for retailers who sell products containing BPA —...
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