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Major Public Nuisance Ruling by California Court of Appeals

Posted in Environmental Quality
On November 14, 2017, California Court of Appeals affirmed liability findings in $1.15 billion judgment ordering three lead paint manufacturers to abate public nuisance in 10 counties and cities containing homes built before 1978 (when lead paint was outlawed). http://beta.latimes.com/business/hiltzik/la-fi-hiltzik-lead-paint-ruling-20171115-story.html  The complete opinion is here (143 pages):  https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/4232432/Lead-Paint-Appellate.pdf  (critical issue was whether lead paint manufacturers… Continue Reading