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EPA Imposes Obama-Era RMP Rule Mandates Despite Looming Rollback

November 30, 2018
In compliance with an appellate court order, EPA is issuing a final rule imposing requirements of the Obama administration's January 2017 final rule strengthening the agency's Risk Management Plan (RMP) facility accident prevention program, despite plans to issue early next year a final rule largely scrapping the Obama-era rule. In a final rule scheduled for publication in the Federal Register Dec. 3, EPA triggers -- effective immediately -- compliance mandates of the January 2017 Obama-era rule, which imposed new...

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