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Governor Wants Fire Retardants Out of California Couches

June 19, 2012 | 11:58 am

Governor Wants Fire Retardants Out of California Couches

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by Christina Jewett, The Bay Citizen Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday that he directed a state agency to change a decades-old legal provision that, in essence, forces furniture makers to pump pounds of hazardous chemicals into couches and other furniture. Mounting research¬†and news reports¬†have shown that fire-retardant chemicals are linked to health risks and that […]

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