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ETX 138 January 27, 2011 Proposition 65 January 27, 2011 George V. Alexeeff, Ph.D., D.A.B.T.
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ETX 138 January 27, 2011 Proposition 65 Basics Enacted 1986 Implementing Agency: OEHHA in Cal/EPA Applies to: Any business of 10 or more employees Prohibits: Discharging a listed chemical to pose a significant risk Requires: Warning of persons exposed to a significant risk
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ETX 138 January 27, 2011 Ballot Arguments For: Keep toxic chemicals out of drinking water Warn us before we are exposed to dangerous levels Only focuses on chemicals causing cancer or reproductive disorders Both public prosecutors and citizens can enforce the law
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ETX 138 January 27, 2011 Ballot Arguments (cont.) Against: Exempts biggest polluters Limits funds to the DA to enforce the law Requires warnings on millions of safe items Creates a system of vigilante justice and bounty hunters Unfavorably targets farmers Only covers manmade chemicals
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ETX 138 January 27, 2011 Act Declares “Rights” of the People People have the right To protection from chemicals that cause cancer, birth defects and other reproductive harm To be informed of exposure To secure strict enforcement To shift cost to offenders
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ETX 138 January 27, 2011 Specific Requirements of Proposition 65 Governor to publish list of chemicals which cause cancer or reproductive toxicity Businesses are prohibited from discharging listed chemicals to drinking water Businesses must warn public of significant exposures Attorney General and citizens can sue to enforce the law and receive a bounty Burden of proof shifted to defendants
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ETX 138 January 27, 2011 State’s Qualified Experts Appointed by Governor Advises Governor on: Chemicals “known to the state to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity” Authoritative bodies to identify chemicals for listing Proposed standards for determining carcinogenicity and reproductive toxicity.
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ETX 138 January 27, 2011
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ETX 138 January 27, 2011 Proposition 65 SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD CARCINOGEN IDENTIFICATION COMMITTEE David A. Eastmond, Ph.D. UC Riverside Solomon Hamburg, M.D., Ph.D. Tower Hematology Oncology Medical Group Martin L. Hopp, M.D., Ph.D. Tower Ear, Nose & Throat Darryl Hunter, M.D. Kaiser Permanente Joseph R. Landolph, Ph.D. USC Cancer Research Laboratory Thomas M. Mack, M.D., M.P.H. (Committee Chairperson) USC School of Medicine Anna H. Wu, M.P.H., Ph.D. USC School of Medicine Proposition 65 SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD DEVELOPMENTAL AND REPRODUCTIVE TOXICANT (DART) IDENTIFICATION COMMITTEE Dorothy Burk, Ph.D. (Committee Chairperson) University of the Pacific Ellen B. Gold, Ph.D. UC Davis
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2011 for the course ETX 138 taught by Professor Georgealexeeff during the Winter '10 term at UC Davis.

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