Denka Hints At Suit On Chloroprene Rules As Enforcement Case Pauses

March 14, 2024
Denka Performance Elastomer (DPE), the sole domestic manufacturer of neoprene, is warning White House officials that EPA’s imminent emissions rule for chloroprene, a key synthetic rubber component, is unlawful, signaling a new suit that could shift the company’s litigation focus as the agency decides whether to continue its landmark enforcement action against the Louisiana facility. In a presentation to White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and EPA officials March 7, Bracewell attorneys representing Denka raised a series of...

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