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The Latest On: Lead

January 3, 2022 | Legal Document

Petition for Writ of Mandamus — East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice et al.

East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice, Ironbound Community Corporation, and Sierra Club petition the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit for a writ of mandamus requiring the United States Environmental Protection Agency and Michael S. Regan, in his official capacity as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to promulgate a rule updating its emission standards for large municipal solid waste incinerators. (December 2021)

December 15, 2021 | Legal Document

Flint Title VI complaint Ajax asphalt plant

Residents of Genesee County file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development over the local approval of a polluting hot-mix asphalt plant.

October 28, 2021 | Report

EPA's draft lead strategy

Public Comment Draft: EPA Strategy to Reduce Lead Exposures and Disparities in U.S. Communities