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2014-04-21 23:00:21

Massachusetts entrepreneur Charles Thibeau recreated a long forgotten, natural paint formula in his basement in 1974. 40 years later his milk paint has gained international acclaim. Groton, Massachusetts (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 2014 marks the 40-year anniversary of the discovery of the modern recipe for a classic, old fashioned paint- known as milk paint. In 1974, Charles Thibeau, a furniture maker in Groton, Massachusetts, had his “Eureka” moment while trying to replicate an authentic...

2014-04-18 04:21:00

COMPANIES MUST PAY TO REMOVE LEAD AFFECTING CHILDREN FROM HOMES IN 10 CALIF CITIES AND COUNTIES; ALEXANDER SAYS, "Verdict will prevent lead poisoning of children from paint in their homes. This decision establishes important legal precedent, holds companies accountable." SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mary Alexander, San Francisco victims' rights attorney, co-lead counsel of a case that has won a $1.15 billion verdict against the world's largest paint...

2014-04-04 12:27:54

COMPANIES MUST PAY TO REMOVE LEAD AFFECTING CHILDREN FROM HOMES IN 10 CALIF CITIES AND COUNTIES; ALEXANDER SAYS, "Verdict will prevent lead poisoning of children from paint in their homes. This decision establishes important legal precedent, holds companies accountable." SAN FRANCISCO, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mary Alexander, San Francisco victims' rights attorney, announced that a state Judge in Santa Clara County, California, has issued a final amended judgment,...

2014-02-07 23:24:00

ECOBOND LBP to Present Low-cost Option to Seal and Treat Lead Paint Hazards During the 2014 National Lead and Healthy Homes Conference Denver, CO (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 ECOBOND LBP, LLC (ECOBOND), exclusive manufacturer of ECOBOND® LBP - the specialty paint product patented to seal and treat the hazards of lead based paint, announced today that Mr. James M. Barthel, ECOBOND LBP, LLC President/CEO, will present at the prestigious 10th National Conference of the Indoor Environmental...

2014-01-17 23:24:16

ECOBOND® LBP, LLC supports Federal and State programs for lead paint poison prevention through the development of effective and easy to use specialty products to seal and treat lead paint and lead dust. Denver, CO (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Despite marked reductions in environmental sources of lead and increased protection from occupational lead exposure, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that lead exposure on the job remains a significant health threat for...

2014-01-09 16:21:55

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A judge's sweeping ruling in a residential lead-paint case threatens to send home values in a freefall throughout Los Angeles County, causing a ripple effect that will result in less money for schools, police services and other vital programs supported by property taxes, a leading housing and real estate advocacy organization warns. The dire outlook by the Los Angeles County Boards of Real Estate®, which represents private property rights in...

2014-01-08 20:20:34

Ten California cities and counties succeed in holding accountable lead pigment companies that marketed, promoted and profited from lead paint despite knowing it was toxic; Motley Rice was proud to serve as co-lead trial counsel SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, the Honorable James P. Kleinberg of the Santa Clara Superior Court issued a Statement of Decision finalizing his December 2013 ruling that three lead paint companies created...

2013-12-17 16:21:29

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mary Alexander, San Francisco victims' rights attorney, announced that a state Judge in Santa Clara County, California, has ordered top lead paint companies including Sherwin-Williams to pay $1.1 billion into a fund to be used to remove the lead potentially dangerous to children in hundreds of thousands of homes in ten cities and counties in California. Alexander stated that the verdict came after 13 years of litigation and 5...

2013-12-17 16:21:12

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following may be attributed to Bonnie J. Campbell, spokesperson for defendants ConAgra Grocery Products Company, NL Industries, Inc. and The Sherwin-Williams Company. Campbell is the former Attorney General of Iowa and led the U.S. Department of Justice's Office on Violence Against Women during the Clinton Administration. "The judge's decision is wrong under California law and wrong on the facts. If other cities, counties or...

2013-12-04 23:31:28

ECOBOND® LBP, LLC supports Federal and State programs for lead paint poison prevention through the development of effective and easy to use specialty products to seal and treat lead paint and lead dust. Multiple independent testing confirms that ECOBOND® LBP successfully reduces lead paint hazards for effective lead paint poisoning prevention. Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Regulatory agencies such as OSHA and EPA have begun heavily enforcing lead poisoning prevention and...