EPA's Asbestos Regulations: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, First Session, on a Case Study of Interference in Environmental Protection Agency Rulemaking by the Office of Management and Budget, April 16, 1985, Volume 4

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Page 43 - ... to the extent feasible, on the basis of the best available evidence, that no employee will suffer material impairment of health or functional capacity even if such employee has regular exposure to the hazard dealt with by such standard for the period of his working life.
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