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News Release | CALPIRG | Public Health

CALPIRG Statement on Lead Remediation Funds in Proposed School Bond, AB 48.

Statement by Laura Deehan, Public Health Advocate for CALPIRG 

“With AB 48, the California legislature is proposing to make a downpayment on the investment needed to get the lead out of California school drinking water.”

News Release | CALPIRG | Consumer Protection

California Fragrance Disclosure Bill Held

 

In a major setback for public safety and transparency, the California Assembly Appropriations committee held back SB574. the Cosmetic Fragrance and Flavor Ingredient Right to Know Act of 2019 by Senator Connie Leyva. Without this vote, the bill may not make it out of the legislature in 2019, and the public won't be able to find out what toxic ingredients are hidden in the fragrance of lotions, lipstick and other products we use on our bodies every day.

News Release | CALPIRG

90% of Californians Think Single-Use Plastic is Unbearable

Today California businesses, local governments, environmental advocates, and students joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers at the California State Capitol to call for the passage of a proposed law offering the most comprehensive framework in the nation to curb the single-use plastics and packaging waste crisis. The rally highlighted the findings of a recent Public Policy Institute of California poll revealing that 90% of Californians think plastic pollution is a problem for the future of the state. 

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