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EPA Urged To Speed RMP Changes After Declining Appeal Of Delay Ruling

October 15, 2018
Chemical industry attorneys are urging EPA to accelerate its plan to undo Obama-era changes tightening the risk management plan (RMP) facility safety program, after the agency opted against appealing a court ruling that scrapped the Trump administration's delay of the revisions and reinstated looming compliance deadlines. Attorneys representing the chemical sector say that EPA faced an early October deadline for seeking rehearing of an U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit panel's Aug. 17 ruling, which vacated...

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