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D.C. Circuit Sets Format For Oral Argument In Suit Over OSHA Silica Rule

August 21, 2017
A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has scheduled 90 minutes for oral argument next month in litigation challenging the Obama OSHA's landmark silica rule, allowing time for industry claims faulting the agency's assessment of silica's risks and the feasibility of the rule, as well as for labor concerns that the rule is not strict enough. In an Aug. 17 order , the court scheduled oral argument in the consolidated litigation, North America's...

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