NRDC Drops Suit Over EPA's TSCA New Chemicals Analysis Framework

August 27, 2018
As a federal appellate court weighs the Natural Resources Defense Council's (NRDC) standing to sue, the group is moving to drop its suit challenging the agency's draft framework for reviewing new chemicals under the revised Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), arguing that EPA has decided not to implement the framework. The request appears to mark a strategic decision for the group, allowing it to withdraw the suit before any adverse decision, while nevertheless succeeding in forcing the agency to admit...

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