EPA readies final RMP rule for release after OMB review

February 16, 2024
EPA’s final rule updating its Risk Management Program (RMP) has cleared the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), setting the stage for the agency to enact the long-awaited policy in the coming days or weeks even as lawmakers, industry and environmentalists have raised a wide range of concerns over its expected changes. OMB signed off on the rule on Feb. 15 following months of meetings with stakeholders, opening the door for EPA to sign and publish the regulation...

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