In Possible Test, NRDC Says EPA’s Perchlorate Decision Violates SDWA

June 28, 2022
Environmentalists are urging a federal appeals court to overturn EPA’s decision to forgo setting a national drinking water standard for the rocket fuel ingredient perchlorate, in a case that could set a precedent given limited case law on EPA’s Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) authority. In its June 24 opening merits brief , the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) argued that EPA lacks authority to reverse course on the chemical, and even if it had the authority, the way it...

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