3rd Circ. Upholds OSHA Chromium Limit

Law360, New York (February 24, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal appeals court has mostly upheld a rule governing hexavalent chromium in the workplace, coming down against petitioners that argued the rule was too lax and against an electric utility trade group that contended the regulation applied to too many employees.

On Monday, the U.S. District Court for the Third Circuit rejected most of a petition to review an Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulation, which was filed by the Public Citizen Health Research Group on behalf of several parties.

The Third Circuit entirely denied...
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