Toxic Substances

In an unpublished opinion, the Ninth Circuit granted in part environmental groups' petition to review EPA's registration of a new fungicide called inpyrfluxam. The groups argued EPA…

The Ninth Circuit granted in part and denied in part a petition to review EPA's determination that glyphosate did not pose "any unreasonable risk to man or the environment."…

The Ninth Circuit vacated EPA's denial of a petition to cancel the registration of the pesticide tetrachlorvinphos (TCVP). An environmental group petitioned the Agency to cancel the…

A district court denied nonprofit groups' motion for summary judgment in a challenge to FDA's denial of the group's petition concerning a threshold of regulation (TOR) exemption…

The Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court order granting a nonprofit business group's motion to preliminarily enjoin California's attorney general from filing or prosecuting new…

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 D.C. Circuit vacated EPA's authorization of the pesticide aldicarb for use on oranges and grapefruit in Florida. EPA had moved to remand without vacatur. The court found the Agency itself…

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…

The Ninth Circuit granted, 2-1, environmental groups' petitions to review EPA's 2017 decision denying their 2007 petition seeking to revoke all tolerances and registrations for the…

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…