Environmentalists sue EPA to force lead smelters review

October 7, 2022
Environmental groups are suing EPA to force the agency to conduct an overdue review of air toxics limits for the secondary lead smelting sector, which recycles used batteries, and tighten the standards after the agency missed a statutory deadline to conduct a review of the regulations. In their suit filed Oct. 5 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, California Communities Against Toxics, Missouri Coalition for the Environment Foundation, Natural Resources Defense Council and Sierra Club say...

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