Comments for: Environmental group accuses LePage of stalling BPA ban

Posted July 11, 2011, at 6:23 p.m.
Last modified July 12, 2011, at 8:18 p.m.

The state’s leading environmental health organization has charged the pro-business administration of Gov. Paul LePage with undermining key public health protections, including the pending ban against certain consumer products containing the chemical bisphenol A, or BPA. In a letter hand-delivered on Monday to the office of Attorney General William Schneider, …


An earlier version of this story should have said the ban on certain consumer products containing the chemical BPA goes into effect Jan. 1, 2012. Also, the extension of a reporting deadline to Oct. 3 was set by former Acting Commissioner Jim Brooks and not by the Maine Legislature.

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