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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.”

December 27, 2017 | Article

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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