Industry Eyes Facial Suits On EPA Plan To Tighten New Chemical Reviews

April 13, 2021
Chemical-sector groups or individual firms could file facial challenges over EPA’s recent announcements that it will tighten implementation of the TSCA new-chemicals program, rather than waiting for the agency to issue enforcement orders or rules based on the policy, even though such cases might face difficult procedural hurdles, says a former top official. “I would not be surprised if there is litigation on EPA’s policy announcement,” Erik Baptist, a former deputy assistant administrator in the Trump EPA’s chemicals office who...

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