Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)

The Second Circuit denied two petitions to review EPA's final rule restricting access by customers to methylene chloride. A solvent company challenged the rule, arguing that the method of…

The Ninth Circuit remanded, 2-1, a rule EPA promulgated in 2019 in response to the court's 2017 writ of mandamus directing the Agency to respond to the need for updated lead-based paint…

A district court granted nonprofit groups' motion for summary judgment in a challenge to EPA's denial of their petitions to initiate TSCA rulemaking to expand its information-gathering…

The Second Circuit granted in part and denied in part a challenge to provisions of EPA's Mercury Reporting Rule that exempted certain manufacturers of mercury or mercury-added products from…

A district court denied nonprofit groups' and EPA's cross-motions for summary judgment in a challenge to the Agency's denial of a petition to regulate the fluoridation of drinking…

A district court denied EPA's motion to dismiss a challenge to its denial of a petition to revise reporting requirements for asbestos under the Chemical Data Reporting Rule. Health and…

The Ninth Circuit dismissed in part, granted in part, and denied in part petitions to review EPA's 2017 Risk Evaluation Rule, which established a process for evaluating the risks of chemical…

The D.C. Circuit granted in part and denied in part an environmental group's petition to review EPA's 2017 Inventory Rule that imposed new reporting requirements under TSCA for chemical…

A district court held that polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) being regulated under TSCA does not bar a Wisconsin couple from bringing a citizen suit under RCRA against a neighboring property owner…

The D.C. Circuit upheld EPA's denial of a petition filed by 101 environmental groups asking the Agency to regulate spent lead bullets and shot under TSCA. EPA rejected the petition as “non-…