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Director Meredith Williams’ statement on Governor Newsom’s veto of AB 995

Director Meredith Williams’ statement on Governor Newsom’s veto of AB 995

Dr. Meredith Williams, Director of DTSC today released the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s veto of AB 995, which would have established a Board of Environmental Safety at the Department, restructured the Hazardous Waste Control Account (HWCA), created a Hazardous Waste Facilities Account (HWFA), and made various other changes:…

DTSC Approves a Second Company to Test and Certify Brakes

DTSC Approves a Second Company to Test and Certify Brakes

AMECA verifies compliance to register brake friction materials in accordance with California law to ensure copper and other constituents limits are met. DTSC is providing consumers extra assurance that brakes in California are more environmentally-friendly by approving a second company as a testing certification agency for automotive brakes…