CFC: Did chemical lobbyists violate the law?
by Richard Holober, Consumer Federation of California
, Market Watch
June 13th, 2012
The Consumer Federation of California is calling on regulators to investigate a chemical industry front group for possible violations of California law when it paid an expert witness who provided false testimony to legislators.
Consumer Federation of California Opposes Phony Used Car "Safety" Bill
April 9th, 2012
"SB 990 would undermine consumer protection in order to enhance the profits of a single out-of-state company," said Richard Holober, Executive Director of the Consumer Federation of California. "Carfax would undoubtedly benefit from this legislation, but it would be categorically unsafe for consumers."
Hidden Hazards in the Nursery
January 11th, 2012
"It's time for California to eliminate a misguided regulation that loads our furniture with toxic chemicals, and that provides no safety benefit to consumers," said Richard Holober, Executive Director of the Consumer Federation of California.
Gov. Brown Signs Consumer Federation-Sponsored AB 688 (Pan)
by Consumer Federation of California
October 11th, 2011
"We applaud Governor Jerry Brown for signing an important food and drug safety bill, AB 688, by Assemblyman Richard Pan. This common sense law will protect the most vulnerable Californians - the very young and the ill," stated Richard Holober, Executive Director of the Consumer Federation of California, sponsor of AB 688.
Toxic TVs: Shoppers should consider manufacturers’ recycling records
December 9th, 2008
With the deadline for digital TV conversion nearing, televisions are sure to be at the top on many holiday gift lists. The good news is The Electronics TakeBack Coalition (ETBC) recently released a report card on the TV industry’s recycling programs for discarded televisions.
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