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EPA Lets Stand 5th Circuit Ruling Narrowing TSCA Scrutiny Of ‘New Uses’

May 10, 2024
EPA has declined to seek rehearing of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit’s decision that curtailed the scope of its TSCA significant new use rules (SNURs) -- a move that one industry attorney says is disappointing as it leaves in place a precedent on the law’s definition of “new uses” seen as “poorly reasoned” even by the agency’s critics. At issue is the 5th Circuit’s March 21 ruling in Inhance Technologies v. EPA , where a unanimous...

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