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Supreme Court lets stand California ruling holding lead paint makers liable for $400-million cleanup cost

Published: 
Tue, 10/16/2018 - 4:24pm

The Supreme Court on Monday dealt a defeat to business groups in a closely watched California case, rejecting appeals of a ruling that requires former makers of lead paint to pay $400 million or more to clean up old homes.

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Paint companies could hand taxpayers the bill for hazardous lead paint cleanup under proposed California ballot measure

Published: 
Wed, 01/17/2018 (All day)

A proposed November statewide ballot measure could allow three of the nation’s biggest paint companies to hand California taxpayers a bill for the cost of cleaning up health hazards caused by lead paint.