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March 2, 2018 | Article

What’s in Our Cleaning Products, Gov. Cuomo?

The New York governor promised to provide access to information about potentially harmful chemicals in household cleaning products. But he has not yet kept that promise.

February 16, 2018 | Legal Document

Formaldehyde in Wood Products Decision

Now before the Court are the motion for summary judgment filed by Plaintiffs Sierra Club and A Community Voice-Louisiana (“Plaintiffs”) and the cross-motion for summary judgment filed by Defendant Scott Pruit, in his official capacity as the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”). This action addresses whether the EPA’s most recent year-long delay in implementation of formaldehyde emission standards exceeds its statutory authority under the Formaldehyde Standards in Composite Wood Products Act. See 15 U.S.C. §2697 (the “Formaldehyde Act” or the “Act”).

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.”

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