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On May 21, 2012 02:26PM ET in Environmental Defense
Richard Denison, Ph.D., is a Senior Scientist.
After my long post this morning, I’ll keep this one brief: The United Steelworkers, one of the nation’s top occupational physicians and EDF, represented by Earthjustice, have filed a motion to intervene in D.C. District Court, seeking to help defend the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ listing of styrene as "reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen." The motion is in response to a chemical industry lawsuit attempting to force the agency's National Toxicology Program to withdraw the styrene warning, which was published in the 12th edition of the Congressionally mandated Report on Carcinogens.
- See this earlier post for some background.
- Here’s our groups’ press release with more details.
- And here’s the motion itself.