HHS Wins Challenge To Styrene's Listing In Cancer Report

Law360, New York (May 15, 2013, 6:56 PM ET) -- A Washington federal judge Wednesday upheld a decision by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to include styrene on a list of cancer-causing substances, rejecting a challenge by producers of the chemical.

U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton granted the agency's motion for summary judgment and denied a cross-motion by Dart Container Corp., a leading producer of foam cups, and the Styrene Information and Research Center, an industry group.

Dart and SIRC were challenging the HHS' June 2011 placement of styrene in the Report on...
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STYRENE INFORMATION AND RESEARCH CENTER, INC., et al v. SEBELIUS et al


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1:11-cv-01079

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District Of Columbia

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Other Statutory Actions

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Reggie B. Walton

Date Filed

June 10, 2011

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