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In Industry Win, Panel Sends Methylene Chloride Rule Suits To 5th Circuit

June 12, 2024
In a win for industry groups, a federal judicial panel has selected the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit to hear consolidated litigation over EPA’s precedent-setting rule governing methylene chloride -- the second time the conservative court has won jurisdiction over a TSCA rule after it was assigned litigation over the chrysotile asbestos rule in May. In a June 11 order , the federal Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPMDL) -- which manages litigation over similar issues filed...


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