Sean Hecht Talks to the L.A. Times About Ballot Measure on Hazardous Paint

Professor Sean Hecht spoke with the Los Angeles Times about a proposed statewide ballot measure that 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. “It seems to me that this is designed to erase liability in that case and also potential liability in any future cases for them, and substitute taxpayer-funded bond measures to do the remediation that these companies would otherwise be responsible for,” asserted Hecht.

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