Inside OSHA

August 3, 2021

Court Remands EPA’s Methylene Chloride Review Over Unions’ Opposition

July 15, 2021 at 6:00 PM
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit has granted EPA’s request to remand without vacatur the Trump-era risk evaluation of methylene chloride, rejecting objections from unions, states and environmental groups that the agency’s plan to rework its analysis of the toxic solvent will not address several elements they claim are unlawful. The decision suggests the court may also be willing to grant EPA similar relief in several other pending cases where appellants are seeking to challenge Trump-era Toxic...

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