Calif. Could See Increase In Drinking Water Litigation

Law360, New York (August 10, 2017, 11:16 AM EDT) -- On July 18, 2017, the state of California adopted a regulation setting the country’s strictest permissible level in drinking water for a chemical compound called 1,2,3-Trichloropropane, or TCP. California’s adoption of this regulation in the midst of the Flint, Michigan, water crisis and growing public distrust about the safety of drinking water will likely usher in a wave of media attention and potential litigation. However, an examination of what we know about TCP and TCP litigation to date suggests that an "Erin Brockovich" sequel involving this...
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