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Are You Ready? California’s New Proposition 65 Warning Requirements Took Effect August 30

As of August 30, 2018, businesses will are now required to provide revised “clear and reasonable” warnings under California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (known as Proposition 65 or Prop 65) if they would like to avail themselves of the safe harbor provided by the implementing regulations of the Office of … Continue Reading

Welcome Back to EnviroStructure!

Welcome back to “EnviroStructure!”  I apologize for my temporary hiatus. Did I miss anything in the last few months? If there’s one thing I’ve learned to appreciate in recent years, it’s that there’s nothing more constant in this world than change. With that understanding, and with a great sense of optimism and enthusiasm, I’m happy to … Continue Reading

Infrastructure Gets Top Billing from President-Elect Trump

President-Elect Trump’s election night statement specifically called out infrastructure, above all other domestic policy concerns, as a focus of his new Administration. Despite some initial rumblings from the conservative wing of the Republican Party about more government spending, it seems likely that enough members of both parties could work with the Trump White House to … Continue Reading

Justice Antonin Scalia (1936-2016)

This week a friend in the media asked me to reflect on Justice Antonin Scalia’s environmental law legacy.  The resulting article includes a summary of my comments, and I offer some additional thoughts below. The late Justice’s philosophy of strict statutory (and Constitutional) interpretation had broad implications for the implementation of a variety of environmental … Continue Reading

EnviroStructure, Junior

No, our Blog has not spawned offspring.  Over the past week, my son (younger, good looking guy standing next to me) announced to his parents that he was leaning heavily towards declaring as an “Environmental Analysis” major at Pomona College. This news triggers the emotions one would expect as a parent – pride that he’s … Continue Reading