Laws & Regulations

Courts Reverse Johnson’s Baby Powder Judgments for Nearly $500 Million

"In back-to-back victories for Johnson & Johnson, the courts have reversed two judgments against the consumer products giant totaling nearly $500 million. The money had been awarded to women who said that they developed ovarian cancer after using the company’s talcum powder for decades."

Source: NY Times, 10/24/2017

"EPA Plans To Repeal Emission Standards For Truck Components"

"The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking to repeal tighter emissions standards for truck components, a rule adopted in the final months of the Obama administration aimed at controlling traditional air pollutants as well as greenhouse-gas emissions linked to climate change."

Source: Washington Post, 10/24/2017
February 8, 2018 to February 9, 2018

Environmental Law 2018

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