From Inside TSCA

Accepting 5th Circuit Loss, EPA Drops Landmark SNUR Enforcement Suit

May 13, 2024
EPA is voluntarily dismissing its landmark enforcement suit against a plastics maker over PFAS contamination that the agency claimed violates a Trump-era significant new use rule (SNUR), appearing to accept as binding the related appellate ruling narrowing EPA’s authority to regulate certain “new” uses under TSCA -- at least as it applies to the company. “Plaintiff, the United States of America, on behalf of the United States Environmental Protection Agency, hereby gives notice that it voluntarily dismisses its action in...

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