60 Day Notice 2016-01523

AG Number: 
2016-01523
Notice PDF: 
Date Filed: 
12/13/2016
Noticing Party: 
Center for Environmental Health
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lexington Law Group
Alleged Violators: 
Aerocraft Heat Treating Co., Inc.
Anaplex Corporation
Precision Castparts Corp.
Chemicals: 
Chromium (hexavalent compounds)
Source: 
Metal Processing

60-Day Notice Document

Corrected Complaint
AG Number:
2016-01523
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
09/12/2017
Case Name: 
CEH v. Aerocraft Heat Treating Co., Inc.
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
BC 651485
Plaintiff: 
Center for Environmental Health
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lexington Law Group
Defendant: 
Aerocraft Heat Treating Co., Inc.
Anaplex Corporation
Precision Castparts Corp.
Type of Claim: 
Unlawful Discharge
Health and Safety Code Section 25249.6, et seq
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Mark Todzo
Contact Organization: 
Lexington Law Group
Email Address:
Address: 
503 Divisadero Street
City, State, Zip:
San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number:
415-913-7800
Comments: 
This Second Amended complaint also names defendants Noticed in AG number 2017-00412.
Corrected Complaint
AG Number:
2016-01523
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
06/15/2017
Case Name: 
CEH v. Aerocraft Heat Treating Co., Inc.
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
BC 651485
Plaintiff: 
Center for Environmental Health
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lexington Law Group
Defendant: 
Aerocraft Heat Treating Co., Inc.
Anaplex Corporation
Precision Castparts Corp.
Type of Claim: 
Unlawful Discharge
Failure to Warn
Health and Safety Code Section 25249.6, et seq
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Mark Todzo
Contact Organization: 
Lexington Law Group
Email Address:
Address: 
503 Divisadero Street
City, State, Zip:
San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number:
415-913-7800
Comments: 
This First Amended Complaint also names defendants Noticed in AG Number 2017-00412.
Civil Complaint
AG Number:
2016-01523
Complaint PDF: 
Date Filed:
02/23/2017
Case Name: 
CEH v. Aerocraft Heat Treatment Co., Inc.
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
BC 651485
Plaintiff: 
Center for Environmental Health
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lexington Law Group
Defendant: 
Aerocraft Heat Treatment Co., Inc.
Anaplex Corporation
Precision Castparts Corp.
Type of Claim: 
Unlawful Discharge
Health and Safety Code Section 25249.6, et seq
Relief Sought: 
Warning
Civil Penalty
Contact Name: 
Mark Todzo
Contact Organization: 
Lexington Law Group
Email Address:
Address: 
503 Divisadero St.
City, State, Zip:
San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number:
(415) 913-7800
Settlement
AG Number:
2016-01523
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
06/02/2020
Case Name: 
CEH v. Aerocraft Heat Treatment Co., Inc., et al.
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
BC651485
Plaintiff: 
Center for Environmental Health
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lexington Law Group
Defendant: 
Anaplex Corporation
Injunctive Relief: 
Monitoring, warning.
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 6,600.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 38,500.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 4,900.00  (Other payment is Additional Settlement Payment to CEH.)
Total Payments:
$ 50,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Mark Todzo
Contact Organization: 
LEXINGTON LAW GROUP
Email Address:
prop65@lexlawgroup.com
Address: 
503 DIVISADERO ST
City, State, Zip:
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 941172212
Phone Number:
(415) 913-7800
Corrected Settlement
AG Number:
2016-01523
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
10/11/2018
Case Name: 
CEH v. Aerocraft Heat Treatment Co., Inc., et al.
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
BC651485
Plaintiff: 
Center for Environmental Health
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lexington Law Group
Defendant: 
Aerocraft Heat Treating Co., Inc.
Carlton Forge Works
Press Forge Company
Precision Castparts Corp.
Injunctive Relief: 
Monitoring of Chromium Emissions Clear and Reasonable Warnings Audits and Additional Measures to Reduce Excessive Chromium Emissions
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 61,377.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 359,590.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 46,033.00  (Payment in Lieu of Penalty is Additional Settlement Payment to CEH.)
Total Payments:
$ 467,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Mark Todzo
Contact Organization: 
Lexington Law Group
Email Address:
prop65@lexlawgroup.com
Address: 
503 Divisadero Street
City, State, Zip:
San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number:
(415) 913-7800
Comments: 
Corrected version includes Exhibits A-H
Settlement
AG Number:
2016-01523
Settlement PDF: 
Settlement Date:
10/11/2018
Case Name: 
CEH v. Aerocraft Heat Treatment Co., Inc., et al.
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
BC651485
Plaintiff: 
Center for Environmental Health
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lexington Law Group
Defendant: 
Aerocraft Heat Treating Co., Inc.
Press Forge Company
Precision Castparts Corp.
Carlton Forge Works, Inc.
Injunctive Relief: 
Monitoring of Chromium Emissions Clear and Reasonable Warnings Audits and Additional Measures to Reduce Excessive Chromium Emissions
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 61,377.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 359,590.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 46,033.00  (Payment in Lieu of Penalty is Additional Settlement Payment to CEH.)
Total Payments:
$ 467,000.00
Will settlement be submitted to court?
Will settlement be submitted to court?: 
Yes
Contact Name: 
Mark Todzo
Contact Organization: 
Lexington Law Group
Email Address:
prop65@lexlawgroup.com
Address: 
503 Divisadero Street
City, State, Zip:
San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number:
(415) 913-7800
Judgment
AG Number:
2016-01523
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
12/19/2018
Settlement reported to AG: 
Thu, 10/11/2018
Case Name: 
CEH v. Aerocraft Heat Treatment Co.
Court Name: 
Alameda County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
BC 651485
Plaintiff: 
Center for Environmental Health
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lexington Law Group
Defendant: 
Aerocraft Heat Treatment Co.
Carlton Forge Works, Inc.
Press Forge Company and precision Castparts Corp.
Injunctive Relief: 
Monitoring of Chromium Emissions Clear and Reasonable Warnings Audits and Additional Measures to Reduce Excessive Chromium Emissions
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 61,377.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 359,590.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 46,033.00  (Other Payments is Additional Settlement Payment)
Total Payments:
$ 467,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Mark Todzo
Contact Organization: 
Lexington Law Group
Email Address:
prop65@lexlawgroup.com
Address: 
503 Divisadero Street
City, State, Zip:
San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number:
(415) 913-7800
Judgment
AG Number:
2016-01523
Judgment PDF: 
Judgment Date:
08/24/2020
Settlement reported to AG: 
Tue, 06/02/2020
Case Name: 
CEH v. Aerocraft Heat Treatment Co., et al.
Court Name: 
Los Angeles County Superior Court
Court Docket Number: 
BC 651485
Plaintiff: 
Center for Environmental Health
Plaintiff Attorney: 
Lexington Law Group
Defendant: 
Anaplex Corporation
Injunctive Relief: 
Monitoring, Warnings, Audits, Reduction of overall emissions
*Non-Contingent Civil Penalty:
$ 6,600.00
Attorney(s) Fees and Costs:
$ 38,500.00
Payment in Lieu of Penalty:
$ 4,900.00  (Additional Settlement Payment)
Total Payments:
$ 50,000.00
Is Judgment Pursuant to Settlement?
Yes
Contact Name: 
Mark Todzo
Contact Organization: 
Lexington Law Group
Email Address:
prop65@lexlawgroup.com
Address: 
503 Divisadero Street
City, State, Zip:
San Francisco, CA 94117
Phone Number:
(415) 913-7800


* 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.