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FTC Pulls Welcome Mat Over Home Products Retailer’s “Made in USA” Claims

The FTC entered into a settlement with Williams Sonoma, Inc., to resolve allegations that the retailer—which includes brands such as Pottery Barn, PBTeen, and West Elm—violated a previous FTC order by falsely representing that multiple products are “Made in USA” or otherwise of U.S. origin, when they are wholly imported or contain significant imported components. In…

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Democratic AGs Urge EPA to Move PFAS-T Against “Forever Chemicals”

A group of 14 Democratic AGs submitted a letter to the EPA in support of its proposed rule listing nine per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) compounds as hazardous constituents under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). In the comment letter, the AGs argue that the EPA’s proposed listing is supported by substantial evidence that…

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Texas AG Investigation into Boeing Parts Supplier Takes Flight

Texas AG Ken Paxton has opened an investigation into Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc., which manufactures and supplies fuselages for Boeing’s 737 jets, over the reported manufacturing defects associated with recent incidents involving certain 737 models. AG Paxton’s Request to Examine seeks documents and communications relating to a defect identified as the Mis-Drilled Aft Pressure Bulkhead…

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