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Citizen petitions, §21

Trumpeter Swan Society v. Environmental Protection Agency

The D.C. Circuit upheld EPA's denial of a petition filed by 101 environmental groups asking the Agency to regulate spent lead bullets and shot under TSCA. EPA rejected the petition as “non-cognizable” under TSCA §21 on the grounds that...

Center for Biological Diversity v. Jackson

A district court dismissed environmental groups' action against EPA seeking the regulation of lead shot and bullets under TSCA. In August 2010, the group petitioned EPA to regulate lead shot, bullets, and fishing sinkers under the...