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Industry Asks Court for Expedited Ruling in RoC Lawsuit

9:09 AM MDT | May 21, 2012 | Kara Sissell

The Styrene Information and Research Center (SIRC) says it has filed a motion asking a court to grant summary judgment in support of the council’s lawsuit challenging the 12th Report on Carcinogen’s (RoC) listing of styrene as “reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen.” SIRC filed suit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS; Washington) when the RoC was published in June 2011, saying the RoC’s listing for styrene is “unsupported by the science and the result of a seriously flawed process.”...

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