Rejecting Plaintiffs, Judge Orders Virtual Trial In Landmark TSCA Suit

April 14, 2020
A federal judge has ordered a first-time citizen suit under the revised Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to proceed in a virtual bench trial later this year due to the coronavirus pandemic despite objections from the plaintiffs who had won the right to a de novo proceeding where they will be able to present new evidence to the court. “I’m going to go forward with the June trial date, I am convinced there is enough technology,” Judge Edward Chen...

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