Farms Blame EPA Inaction In New Contaminated Land Claims

by Law360 | June 18, 2024
A lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency brought by a group of farmers over federally approved biosolids containing a group of chemicals known as PFAS could mark the start of a new wave of land contamination cases. The suit — launched earlier this month in District of ...

AFGE Local Seeks Docs From EPA On Remote Work Policy

by Law360 | October 21, 2022
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency violated the Freedom of Information Act by not responding in a timely manner to a request by an American Federation of Government Employees local seeking documents… Read the PEER Story… ...

EPA’s Draft Formaldehyde Assessment Can Stay Private

by Law360 | June 21, 2021
“A D.C. federal judge said the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency does not have to release a draft assessment of the human health risks of formaldehyde, deciding that it reveals the deliberations of the agency and is exempt from public records law. U.S. District Judge Beryl A. ...

EPA Proposes Collecting PFAS Manufacturing Data

by Law360 | June 10, 2021
“The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday proposed a rule that would require manufacturers of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, to provide information about the amount and type of chemicals…” Read the PEER Story… ...

Advocates Say EPA Ignored Popular Fumigant’s Cancer Risks

by Law360 | February 25, 2021
“An advocacy group on Thursday asked for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s watchdog to examine why the agency proposed to downgrade the human health risks associated with a commonly used fumigant,… ” Read the PEER Story… ...
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