Last week, thanks to our coalition partners WE ACT for Environmental Justice, Sierra Club, and Earthjustice, and others, a federal court ordered the U.S. EPA to update standards for lead in paint and dust to protect children’s health. The agency must propose the revised standards in 90 days, and finalize them a year after that, despite EPA’s arguments for a further delay.
The final “framework rules” for how EPA will implement the Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act put chemical industry interests ahead of the health of our children and our families.
New research shows increased imports of dangerous chemicals. Groups call on EPA for action to protect Americans from ten highly toxic chemicals.