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After languishing for nearly two years in the California Assembly and Senate, the California Circular Economy and Plastic Pollution Act once again failed to come to a vote before the legislative session ended at midnight on Aug. 31.
It would have made sense to pause the trade war to deal with the COVID-19 issues, said Gerald Commissiong, CEO of Todos Medical. “The reality is we needed a lot of stuff we didn't get . . . and right now [China] is still the only game in town.”
PFAS lawsuits are spreading across the United States and could exceed asbestos as one of the biggest tort cases in the country, according to a lawyer specialized in environmental law. The science, apparently, is irrelevant.
The “contribution” to the EU budget is designed to incentivize member states to increase recycling of plastic waste, according to the European Commission. It will, in fact, do the opposite, responds the European Plastics Converters association.
When Bayer bought Monsanto’s agricultural chemicals and seed business, it also bought Monsanto’s headache — the weed killer, Roundup, which some claim is linked to cancer. Bayer is still trying to defend itself with science. But as many in the...
Plastics Industry Association CEO Tony Radoszewski was a voice in the wilderness when he testified to Congress about the health benefits of single-use plastics during the pandemic — he was drowned out by a gaggle of plastic haters.