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Toxic Exposure & Health

The Latest On: Toxic Exposure & Health

October 5, 2017 | Legal Document

Giovanni v. Navy: Pennsylvania PFAS medical monitoring case (amici)

The suit asks the Navy to pay for medical surveillance of exposed families so that serious health problems associated with this toxic class of chemicals called PFAS can be detected early, increasing the chances of a favorable outcome.

August 14, 2017 | Case

Defending Crucial Chemical Safety Rules

Earthjustice has brought two suits against the Trump administration for weakening key rules establishing how the Environmental Protection Agency will regulate toxic chemicals found in consumer products, building materials, and work places, as well as in our drinking water and food.

August 14, 2017 | Legal Document

Petition for Review: Risk Evaluation Rule

Earthjustice—on behalf of organizations representing consumers, people from low-income communities of color, Alaska Natives, parents and teachers of children with learning disabilities, workers, and scientists—has brought two suits against the Trump Administration for weakening key rules establishing how the Environmental Protection Agency will regulate toxic chemicals found in consumer products, building materials, and work places, as well as in our drinking water and food. Specifically, the lawsuits challenge two EPA regulations that set ground rules for how EPA will prioritize chemicals for safety review and then evaluate the risks of those chemicals under the recently updated Toxic Substances Control Act.

August 14, 2017 | Legal Document

Petition for Review: Prioritization Rule

Earthjustice—on behalf of organizations representing consumers, people from low-income communities of color, Alaska Natives, parents and teachers of children with learning disabilities, workers, and scientists—has brought two suits against the Trump Administration for weakening key rules establishing how the Environmental Protection Agency will regulate toxic chemicals found in consumer products, building materials, and work places, as well as in our drinking water and food. Specifically, the lawsuits challenge two EPA regulations that set ground rules for how EPA will prioritize chemicals for safety review and then evaluate the risks of those chemicals under the recently updated Toxic Substances Control Act.

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