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Environmentalists Rebut EPA In Pursuit Of Updated Lead Dust Hazard Levels

February 16, 2017
Environmental petitioners are rebutting recent EPA arguments in a case seeking to force the agency to update its lead hazard standards for dust and soil, with petitioners arguing EPA has failed to fulfill its duty to revise the standards in accordance with updated science. "If studies show that EPA's standards no longer protect human health from adverse effects, as studies do here, then EPA is failing to meet Congress's directive," environmental petitioners say in a Jan. 27 brief filed in...

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