Groups’ Suit On Polymer Sector Air Toxics Rule Tests EPA On Key EJ Issues

November 19, 2021
Environmentalists and groups from Louisiana’s chemical-heavy Gulf Coast have filed a new suit aimed at forcing EPA to tighten air toxics limits from facilities producing polymers used in rubber tire manufacturing, marking a test for the agency on a series of issues that advocates say are key to limiting impacts to environmental justice (EJ) communities. Among other things, the suit filed Nov. 18 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia could provide the latest test for the...

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