Last month, a California jury awarded a resident $289 million, finding he had developed cancer from exposure to a popular brand of herbicide.
What, you may ask, does a guy who used Roundup to kill weeds around school buildings in the San Francisco Bay area have to do with me in the printed circuit board industry?
A lot, potentially.
I had the pleasure in August of interviewing Brenda Baney for our PCB Chat podcast. As some readers may remember, Baney previously was a regular in these pages. She was an excellent columnist: knowledgeable, opinionated and articulate. After two decades at Delco, she now runs B Cubed Consulting, where she provides expert guidance on conflict minerals, RoHS and REACH product stewardship, and the International Material Data System.
Have you looked at the H.R. 5515, better known as the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019?