Feds Given 12 Months to Release Chemical Safety Rule

From: Bloomberg News

“The court rejected the CSB’s argument that the delay was reasonable given its “limited resources and competing priorities.” If their inaction is caused by a lack of resources, the board should not ignore the congressional directive, the court said. Instead it should return to congress to ask for relief from the statutory requirement, the court said. Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, Louisiana Bucket Brigade, United Support and Memorial for Workplace Fatalities, and Neil Carman, the clean air program director of the Sierra Club’s Texas chapter, were also plaintiffs in the action.”

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