Chemical Industry Groups, California AG Clash Over Plastics Pollution Probe

May 30, 2024
Chemical and plastics industry groups are clashing with California Attorney General Rob Bonta (D) over his ongoing investigation of the fossil fuel and petrochemical industries for their alleged role in causing “the global plastics pollution crisis,” with both sides filing recent legal actions over pending document disclosure requests. “For years, the plastics industry has engaged in an aggressive campaign to deceive the public, perpetuating a myth that recycling can solve the plastics waste and pollution crisis,” Bonta said in a...

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