United States Ninth Circuit

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In Re A Community Voice, 16-72816

Granting a petition for writ of mandamus by a group of environmental organizations seeking to compel the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to act upon a rulemaking petition it granted years ago concerning dust-lead and lead-paint standards and holding that the EPA was under a duty stemming from the Toxic Substances Control Act and the Residential Lead-Based Pain Hazard Reduction Act of 1992 to update their standards and therefore ordering the issuance and promulgation of a new rule.

Appellate Information

  • Argued
  • Submitted
  • Decided
  • Published 2017/12/27

Judges

  • SCHROEDER

Court

  • United States Ninth Circuit

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