Prop 65 Clear and Reasonable Warning Amendments
The amendments to Prop 65 go into effect in summer 2018. You can read more about the requirements HERE. We will provide an update prior to the deadline.
Water Conservation as a Way of Life
Water conservation rules are being crafted this year, including performance measures which have a potential impact to our industrial clients.
Community Air Quality AB617
The California Air Resources Board is working through developing the implementation plan for community emissions reductions and air quality monitoring which will have an impact on many businesses. We are following this process closely as the meetings take place throughout 2018.
Emerging Groundwater Contaminants
We have reported previously on new action levels for a variety of constituents and will continue to report on new constituents of concern to property owners and potential buyers. PFOS continues to be a trending concern. Read more about it HERE.
Storm Water compliance requirements for municipalities, developers, industry and construction are regularly evolving. We are in the thick of regulations and issues. One key trend is the capture and use of storm water in a regional setting for development and/or industrial alternative permit compliance. The City of LA is eager to capture as much water as possible to augment water supply. The County of San Diego is exploring storm water capture and use. You can read more about this topic HERE.
PCBs in Building Materials
The presence of PCBs in building materials is an emerging health concern during school modernization projects and other building renovations. Exposure related litigation across the country has made this a trending issue for building owners and operators to ensure they manage tenant and occupant health risks. Read more HERE.
Regulatory Enforcement Trends
Each year we track regulatory enforcement trends and report our findings. Our recent presentation is HERE.
We expect 2018 to be an active year in the California State Legislature, as well as, with the numerous regulatory agencies. Look to us to keep you informed.