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August 24, 2016 | Legal Document

Unreasonable Delay Suit on Lead Paint and Dust Standards

A coalition of national and regional groups across the country is suing the United States Environmental Protection Agency for failing to update standards that protect families against neurotoxic lead-based paint and lead dust.

August 24, 2016 | Legal Document

Legal Document: Community Groups across the Country Challenge EPA over Failure to Update Protections from Lead Poisoning

A coalition of national and regional groups across the country is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for failing to update standards that protect families against neurotoxic lead-based paint and lead dust. The “unreasonable delay” lawsuit, filed in U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, argues that seven years after EPA granted a 2009 petition to update these standards, EPA has yet to propose—much less finalize—any new standards.

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