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The Latest On: TSCA

October 12, 2022 | Legal Document

Petition to remove half of “forever chemicals” in commerce

Earthjustice, on behalf of a coalition of environmental organizations and community advocates, filed a petition with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), urging the agency to revoke the approval and order manufacturers to take off the market 600 PFAS — about half of the PFAS in commerce. EPA approved these toxic “forever chemicals” and allowed them to be sold through illegal use of exemptions in the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

January 20, 2022 | Legal Document

PFAS TRI Loopholes

Three national advocacy organizations represented by Earthjustice, sued the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in federal court, to force the agency to close illegal loopholes that let chemical plants and military bases across the United States avoid disclosing their PFAS emissions into the environment during manufacturing or use of these cancer-causing chemicals

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