Plastic Waste – Role of Fossil Fuel and Petrochemical Companies to be Investigated by California Attorney General

An April 28, 2022 California Attorney General news release announced “... an investigation into the fossil fuel and petrochemical industries for their role in causing and exacerbating the global plastics pollution crisis … The … investigation will examine the industries' historic and ongoing efforts to deceive the public and whether, and to what extent, these actions may have violated the law … the Attorney General today issued a subpoena to ExxonMobil, a major source of global plastics pollution, seeking information relating to the company's role in deceiving the public … The … investigation will focus on this half-century campaign of deception and the ongoing harm caused to the State …, its residents, and its natural resources. The investigation will target companies that have caused and exacerbated the global plastics pollution crisis, their role in perpetuating myths around recycling, and the extent to which this deception is still ongoing …” #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic @AGRobBonta