• November 21, 2020
  • EWG

With New Laws To Protect Public Health, California Continues Environmental Leadership

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In the wake of the Trump administration’s rollback of more than 100 federal environmental regulations, California has again showed leadership, with new laws to protect public health. In the past two years, EWG’s team in Sacramento shepherded numerous legislative proposals to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk, with nearly every bill signed into law. 

The EWG-sponsored bills championed new or stricter public health and safety standards for cosmetics, jewelry, drinking water fixtures, firefighting foam, and worker and child lead-poisoning prevention. Here’s a list:



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