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December 27, 2017 | In the News: New York Times

Appeals Court Orders E.P.A. to Update Lead Paint Rules, Quickly

Eve C. Gartner, Attorney, Earthjustice: “This is going to protect the brains of thousands of children across the country. It’s going to mean that children that otherwise would have developed very elevated blood lead levels will be protected from the damage associated with that, assuming E.P.A. follows the court order.”

December 27, 2017 | Legal Document

9th Circuit Opinion in Dust Lead Hazard Standards Case

The panel granted a petition for writ of mandamus brought by environmental groups seeking to compel the United States Environmental Protection Agency to act upon a rulemaking petition it granted years ago concerning dust-lead hazard and lead-paint standards.

December 27, 2017 | Blog Post

Why Lead Standards Matter

Earthjustice is partnering with community groups to fight for just and protective EPA standards for lead in the dust and paint in our homes.

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