Court Faults EPA's 'Nonsensical' Elimination Of TSCA Rule's CBI Provision

April 26, 2019
A federal court has rejected Trump EPA efforts to drop a provision from its rule re-setting the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) inventory that had required companies to substantiate a category of confidential business information (CBI) claims, finding its “explanation for excising that criterion was, nonsensically, a denial that it had done so." Ruling April 26 in Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) v. EPA , the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit found that EPA's decision to...

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