Environmental Defense Fund Contests EPA’s Third Core Chemical Rule

Sept. 1, 2017, 9:27 PM

The Environmental Defense Fund filed a lawsuit Sept. 1 challenging a federal rule on updating the nation’s chemical inventory —the third of three EPA rules governing chemicals in commerce now under legal challenge by the group.

Niether the fund’s attorney nor a policy analyst at the Environmental Defense Fund could be reached to discuss the group’s reason for filing the lawsuit (Envtl. Def. Fund v. EPA, D.C. Cir., No. 17-1201, 9/1/17).

The group has filed lawsuits in two separate federal appeals courts challenging all three rules implementing core requirements of the Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act, which ...

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