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Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. v. California Department of Public Health

ELR Citation: ELR 20174
Nos. RG12-643520, (Sup. Ct. Cal., 07/26/2013)

A California court held that the California Department of Public Health must adopt a final primary drinking water standard for hexavalent chromium. The state legislature commanded the department to adopt a standard by January 1, 2004; the department is therefore in ongoing violation of its ministerial duty to adopt a standard....

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