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OMB Hears From Industry on Silica Rule In First Stakeholder Meeting
The White House Office of Management and Budget held its first stakeholder meeting in 19 months on the long-delayed proposed rule to modify regulations for occupational exposure to silica, OMB said March 14. OMB heard a presentation from the American Foundry Society arguing that lowered permissible exposure limit for silica is unnecessary and would impose massive costs on the metal-casting industry, according to documents from the meeting posted on OMB's website.
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