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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Understanding Pesticide Regulation

Fri Aug 5th, On Environmental Law, by

The Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) is tasked with assessing and managing the risks posed by pesticides in the state of California. If the pesticide poses an unacceptable risk, the DPR must first implement one of several risk management strategies before choosing to deny or cancel a pesticide registration. Read on to learn more about the DPR’s risk management implementation.

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Ensuring Compliance with the RPPC Program

Fri Aug 5th, On Environmental Law, by

California’s Rigid Plastic Packaging Container (RPPC) law imposes several source reduction, reusability, and recycling compliance requirements on product manufacturers to minimize plastic waste disposal and maximize use of recycled postconsumer plastic. Under the RPPC program, manufacturers are given several compliance options with which to meet with these requirements. Read on to learn more.

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Protective Instream Flow Criteria – Regional and Site-Specific

Mon Aug 1st, On Environmental Law, by

The North Coast Instream Flow Policy, implementing Water Code Section 1259.4, promotes the maintenance of adequate instream flows and emphasizes protection of native fish populations and their habitats. The policy framework establishes several principles that applicants may choose to implement through regionally protective criteria, site-specific criteria or alternative criteria. Read on to learn more.

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