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Tire Manufacturers Renew Bid To Dismiss Suit Seeking Ban On 6PPD

June 17, 2024
Tire companies are again asking a federal judge to dismiss fishing groups’ lawsuit over the anti-cracking chemical 6PPD after he rejected their request to block the case as an infringement on EPA’s TSCA authority, this time focusing on what they say is the lack of a clear “line of causation” between its use in their products and deaths of protected fish species. “Tracing a line of causation to Plaintiffs’ alleged harm requires casually leaping from the Companies’ actions to the...

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