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California Sues Glass Company Over Hazardous Waste in Wine Bottles

California Sues Glass Company Over Hazardous Waste in Wine Bottles

California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control says it is suing a glass company for violating recycling laws after it added hazardous waste dust to wine bottles made at its Modesto plant.

The department said Monday Gallo Glass Co. failed to legally recycle the hazardous dust containing lead, arsenic, cadmium and selenium, all byproducts of bottle making.

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