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August 13, 2019 | Legal Document

D.C. Bacterial Total Daily Limits Decision

The Clean Water Act and its implementing regulations create an intricate process in which States and the Environmental Protection Agency share responsibility for monitoring and limiting pollution in the nation’s navigable waters. As one part of that process, States must establish water quality standards for bodies of water within their borders.

August 7, 2019 | Legal Document

Petition for Review - orders by EPA re: Chlorpyrifos

Petitioners petition the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit for review of: (1) the Petition Denial Order by Respondent EPA entitled “Chlorpyrifos; Order Denying PANNA and NRDC’s Petition to Revoke Tolerances,” and (2) the Objections Denial Order by Respondent EPA, entitled “Chlorpyrifos; Final Order Denying Objections to March 2017 Petition Denial Order.”

August 6, 2019 | In the News: Bloomberg Law

Largest Sources of Cancer-Causing Ethylene Oxide Go Unnoticed

Emma Cheuse, Attorney, Earthjustice: “The facts are clear. Communities of color and low-income earners in Louisiana, Texas, West Virginia, and other parts of Illinois are facing the same or greater threats of cancer as are the people in Willowbrook, Illinois. EPA has to strengthen protections against toxic chemicals in these communities. These communities are calling on EPA to do its job.”

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