On April 26, 2024, EPA requested comment on proposed consent decrees that would address lawsuits filed by the Community In-Power and Development Association Inc. (CIDA), Learning Disabilities Association of America, Louisiana Environmental Action Network, Sierra Club, and Texas Environmental Justice Advocacy Services (CIDA Plaintiffs) in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on September 18, 2023, CIDA v. EPA, Case No. 1:23-cv-02715 (the CIDA action), and by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) in the same court on December 19, 2023, ACC v. EPA, Case No. 1:23-cv-03726 (the ACC action). 89 Fed. Reg. 32424. The CIDA Plaintiffs and ACC filed cases pursuant to TSCA, alleging that EPA failed to perform non-discretionary duties under TSCA to complete timely several risk evaluations. The cases were consolidated on January 17, 2024. EPA is providing notice of the proposed consent decrees, which would resolve all claims in both cases by establishing deadlines for EPA to take action on the subject risk evaluations. Comments are due May 28, 2024. For more information, please read the full memorandum.

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