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Christopher Marraro Article Examines Impact of Supreme Court's 1980 "Benzene" Decision

Articles / January 31, 2020

Partner Christopher Marraro authored an article published Jan. 31, 2020, by the Washington Legal Foundation. The article, “The High Court’s Benzene Decision at 40: Will It Rise if Chevron Falls?,” discusses the history and impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in 1980 that the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) must make a threshold finding that “a significant risk of material health impairment exists” before it institutes a health-and-safety standard for a toxic substance.

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