4th Circuit transfers TSCA evaluation rule case to 9th Circuit

December 11, 2017
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit has transferred environmentalists' lawsuit challenging EPA's rule for evaluating risks of existing chemicals under the recently revised Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to the 9th Circuit, after the 9th Circuit rejected EPA's request to transfer litigation challenging a related rule to the 4th Circuit. Environmental groups this year filed a slew of lawsuits challenging EPA's rules that establish a framework for reviewing existing chemicals under the new law -- those that...

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