Calif.'s OEHHA Listings Must Reflect Scientific Record

Law360, New York (January 4, 2013, 9:53 AM EST) -- The California Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, recently issued a long-awaited decision in the case of Styrene Information and Research Center v. OEHHA, et al., (SIRC) No. C064301, on Oct. 31, 2012. In a unanimous opinion, the court upheld a ruling by the Superior Court for Sacramento that enjoined the state’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment from listing two chemicals — styrene and vinyl acetate — as chemicals “known to the state to cause cancer” for purposes of the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic...
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