Groups Sue EPA To Force Deadline For ‘Legacy’ Asbestos Evaluation

May 18, 2021
Environmental and public-health groups are suing EPA over what they say is its unlawful decision not to consider legacy uses of asbestos in its TSCA evaluation of the substance, following through on a legal threat after, they say, the Biden administration “failed to respond to” their formal notice of intent to file the case. The May 18 complaint in Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), et al. v. EPA opens another front in litigation over the Trump-era Toxic Substances Control...

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