60 Day Notice 1997-00165

AG Number: 
1997-00165
Date Filed: 
07/01/1997
Noticing Party: 
Environmental Law Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Laura McKinney
Alleged Violators: 
General Plumbing
The Bath & Beyond
Home Base
International Tap Wear
Speakman Corporation
Altman's Distribution
Harrington Brass Works
Broadway Collection, Inc.
Reid S. Watson & Associates
LDR Industries
Hamat, Inc.
Virco Associates
BlancoAmerica
Harden Industries
Phylrich International
Newport Brass
T&S Brass & Bronze
Briggs Plumbing Products
Dura Industrial
HansaAmerica
Franke, Inc.
Hansgrohe, Inc.
U.S. Faucets
Sisco
Test Rite
Chemicals: 
Lead
Source: 
Kitchen and bath faucets
NOTE: 
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60-Day Notice Document

Settlement
AG Number:
1997-00165
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
04/12/2019
Case Name: 
Environmental Law Foundation v. Altmans Distribution, INc.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC 989888
Plaintiff: 
Environmental Law Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
James Wheaton
Defendant: 
Briggs Plumbing Products, LLC
Injunctive Relief: 
This settlement agreement between ELF and Briggs Plumbing Products, LLC enforces a consent judgment entered into between ELF and Briggs Plumbing Products, Inc. This consent judgment was approved by the court in 1999. The consent judgment contained substantive Proposition 65 compliance requirements, as well as reporting requirements that are triggered by changes in the original product lines or introduction of new products. This settlement resolves issues of enforcement of the reporting requirement and terminates Briggs's obligations with respect to the consent judgment.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 2,500.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 2,500.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 5,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
No
Contact Name: 
James Wheaton
Contact Organization: 
Environmental Law Foundation
Email Address:
wheaton@envirolaw.org
Address: 
1222 Preservation Park Way, Suite 200
City, State, Zip:
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone Number:
(510) 208-4555
Settlement
AG Number:
1997-00165
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
11/29/2018
Case Name: 
Environmental Law Foundation v. Altmans Distribution, Inc.
Court Name: 
San Francisco Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
CGC 989888
Plaintiff: 
Environmental Law Foundation
Plaintiff Attorney: 
James Wheaton
Defendant: 
Hansgrohe, Inc.
Brasstech, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
This settlement agreement between ELF and Masco Corporation enforces consent judgments entered into between ELF and Hansgrohe, Inc. and between ELF and Brasstech, Inc. (the "ELF Consent Judgments"). These consent judgments were approved by the court in 1998. Hansgrohe and Brasstech are now subsidiaries of Masco Corporation. The ELF Consent Judgments contained substantive Proposition 65 compliance requirements, as well as reporting requirements that are triggered by changes in the original product lines or introduction of new products. This settlement resolves issues of enforcement of the reporting requirement and terminates Hansgrohe's and Brasstech's obligations with respect to the ELF Consent Judgments.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 24,225.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 24,184.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 0.00
Total Payments:
$ 48,409.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
No
Contact Name: 
James Wheaton
Contact Organization: 
Environmental Law Foundation
Email Address:
wheaton@envirolaw.org
Address: 
1736 Franklin St 9th Fl
City, State, Zip:
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone Number:
(510) 208-4555


* A non-contingent civil penalty is the civil penalty that must be paid pursuant to the settlement, regardless of future events or actions of the defendant. If a settlement includes a contingent penalty, the plaintiff should report the additional penalty amount when it becomes due.