Inside EPA - 11/01/2019

AGs Cite New CSB Findings To Renew Push For EPA To Drop RMP Rollback

October 29, 2019
Thirteen Democratic state attorneys general (AGs) are citing preliminary investigation results from the Chemical Safety Board (CSB) on explosions at a Philadelphia refinery to reiterate their recent calls for EPA and the White House to “abandon” plans to roll back strict Obama-era Risk Management Plan (RMP) facility safety requirements. “The CSB findings make clear that [Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES)] and the City of Philadelphia avoided catastrophic loss of life by the narrowest of margins and further underscore the need for...

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