Democrats Urge EPA To Treat Climate As ‘Threat Multiplier’ In RMP Update

April 19, 2022
A group of 31 House and Senate Democrats is stepping up pressure on EPA to consider climate change impacts in its upcoming risk management plan (RMP) facility safety rule, arguing that hazards such as more frequent extreme weather will act as a “threat multiplier” for chemical releases and other disasters the rule is meant to prevent or mitigate. In an April 14 letter , the coalition of 21 House members and 10 senators urge EPA Administrator Michael Regan to use...

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