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Environmentalists Urge OMB To Retain RMP Rule In Face Of Likely Rollback

April 12, 2018
Environmental, labor and public interest groups are urging White House officials to preserve and quickly implement the Obama-era rule bolstering EPA's facility accident prevention program, even as the Trump administration prepares to issue a plan that is widely expected to scale back the regulation. In an April 10 meeting with White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) officials, the groups' representatives argued that scaling back EPA's January 2017 final rule strengthening its Risk Management Plan (RMP) program would increase...

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