Final RMP Rule Draws Scrutiny Over Cost-Benefit Analysis For Key Mandates

March 4, 2024
Correction Appended EPA’s newly final Risk Management Program (RMP) update is facing criticism from all sides over its cost-benefit calculations, especially for novel mandates to consider climate impacts and safer technologies -- provisions that industry says will be unworkably expensive but which pro-regulatory advocates say carry even greater benefits than the rule assumes. For instance, Dena Adler, senior attorney at the environmental law group Institute for Policy Integrity (IPI) at New York University, told Inside EPA in a...

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