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Environmental Encapsulating Corp. v. New York, City of

ELR Citation: ELR 20065
Nos. No. 87 Civ. 2604 (JMW), 666 F. Supp. 535/(S.D.N.Y., 07/31/1987)

The court holds that New York City's training and certification program for asbestos workers is not preempted by the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) or its regulations. The court first holds that OSHA can preempt municipal laws, although the OSHA section discussing preemption of local laws only refers to "state" laws....

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