EPA challenged on residue recycling

Jan 24, 2013 | 03:53 PM | Sean Davidson

Tags  EPA, Environmental Protection Agency, residue, ISRI, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Robin Wiener, PCBs, Earthjustice environmental groups

NEW YORK — Eight environmental groups have joined forces to challenge a proposed action by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that would allow owners of scrap metal shredders to recycle some plastics recovered from shredder residue.

San Francisco-based environmental law group Earthjustice has filed objections to the proposal on behalf of the eight groups. They include California-based groups the Sierra Club, the Coalition for a Safe Environment, the Ecology Center, the Del Amo Action Committee, California Communities Against Toxics and California Safe Schools; along with Houston-based Air Alliance Houston and the Center for Health, Environment and Justice, Falls Church, Va.....

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