EPA Seeks Delay In Radioactive Byproduct Case While Weighing Regulation

June 4, 2021
EPA is asking a federal court to further delay proceedings in a pending case in which environmentalists are seeking to block a Trump-era decision allowing the use of phosphogypsum (PG), a radioactive byproduct from fertilizer production, in road construction, as officials reconsider the policy and weigh additional steps to regulate the substance. In a June 4 unopposed motion in Center for Biological Diversity (CBD), et al. v. EPA, et al. , EPA asks a federal appellate court for an additional...

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