States, United Steelworkers sue EPA over refusal to reconsider RMP rule

November 6, 2020
States, localities and the union United Steelworkers (USW) are joining environmentalists in seeking review by a federal appellate court of EPA’s decision to deny their petitions to reconsider its rule reversing Obama-era Risk Management Program (RMP) chemical disaster safety mandates for facilities. Sixteen states, led by New York Attorney General Letitia James, the District of Columbia and two local governments filed suit Nov. 3 against EPA in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, asking the...

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