EPA Expands Argument To Dismiss Asbestos TSCA Petition Litigation

October 3, 2019
EPA appears to be advancing a new argument to dismiss part of environmentalists’ suit over the agency’s denial of their petition to require more reporting about the uses of asbestos in the United States that could also provide a defense against a new trial in a second, nearly identical petition case from states. The new argument is contained in a supplemental brief in Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) et al v. Wheeler and responds to a Sept. 17 order...

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