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EPA Says Methylene Chloride Evaluation Moots Suit Over Paint-Stripper Rule

February 24, 2021
In a sign of the claims it plans to raise at upcoming oral argument, EPA is asking a court to hold that there is no need to proceed with environmentalists’ suit that aims to force the agency to regulate commercial uses of methylene chloride in paint-strippers, after it determined last year that those uses pose “unreasonable risks” requiring regulation under TSCA. In a Feb. 23 letter to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, the Department of Justice...

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