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Environmentalists Threaten Lawsuit To Force EPA Methylene Chloride Ban

October 31, 2018
Labor and safer chemicals groups are threatening to sue EPA within 60 days in a bid to compel the agency to finalize an Obama-era proposed rule banning use of methylene chloride (MC) in paint strippers, noting that former Administrator Scott Pruitt committed to the rule. In an Oct. 31 Notice of Intent (NOI) to sue , groups including Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, Safer Chemicals Healthy Families, and two mothers whose sons died while working with methylene chloride paint...


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