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Data on PFAS in Some Plastics Concealed by EPA, Lawsuit Alleges

by Bloomberg Law | February 15, 2024
The EPA has failed to disclose information the nation’s primary commercial chemicals law requires to be public, allege two nonprofit environmental advocacy groups in a lawsuit filed on Thursday. Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) and the Center for Environmental ...

Agency Avoiding Environmental Review of Grazing Lands, Suit Says

by Bloomberg Law | September 14, 2023
The US Bureau of Land Management failed to complete environmental analyses for thousands of commercial livestock grazing allotments, conservation groups alleged in a federal complaint. The BLM has issued 35,000 grazing permits covering 155 million acres across 13 Western states, but didn ...

Environmentalists Lose Push to Tighten Corrosivity Standards

by Bloomberg Law | July 25, 2023
The EPA doesn’t need to tighten its corrosivity standards under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, the DC Circuit ruled Tuesday in a loss for an environmental group. “PEER has missed—by more than four decades—the 90-day deadline to file a direct challenge to the regulation ...

EPA’s Top Cop Finally Cleared for Job as Senate Confirms Uhlmann

by Bloomberg Law | July 20, 2023
“The fact that it has taken over two years for the Senate to take a final confirmation vote is extraordinary and shows how broken the Senate confirmation process has become,” said Tim Whitehouse, executive director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility ...

Energy Groups Object to Conservation as Use of Public Lands

by Bloomberg Law | July 7, 2023
Most environmental groups that commented said they support the rule, but Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said in its comments that the BLM lacks the staff and resources to implement it. The bureau, which already manages the health of its land poorly, needs to conduct a ...
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