Earthjustice Notifies EPA of Intent to Sue for Failure to Disclose Information about New Chemical Substances

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 12:07

On September 3, 2019, Earthjustice filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) a notice of intent (NOI) to sue EPA under Section 20(a)(2) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for “EPA’s repeated and ongoing failures to comply with TSCA’s nondiscretionary mandates to disclose to the public information about new chemical substances reviewed by EPA.”  According to Earthjustice, EPA “routinely fails to disclose” certain information regarding the submission and review of new chemical applications under the premanufacture notification (PMN) and test marketing exemption (TME) provisions. For more information, please read the full memorandum. https://www.lawbc.com/regulatory-developments/entry/earthjustice-notifies-epa-of-intent-to-sue-for-failure-to-disclose-informat