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May 27, 2024

Judicial Panel Selects 5th Circuit To Hear Suits Over TSCA Asbestos Rule

May 8, 2024 at 5:41 PM
The federal Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation is sending litigation over the Biden administration’s landmark TSCA rule phasing out uses of chrysotile asbestos to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit -- the same court that overturned the agency’s first attempt to ban asbestos more than 30 years ago when it drastically narrowed EPA’s authority to regulate existing chemicals. “The Panel has randomly selected the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in which to consolidate...

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