GAO Report Bolsters Push To Strengthen RMP Rule, Environmentalists Say

March 1, 2022
Environmentalists say the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) new report urging EPA to account for climate and environmental justice (EJ) risks in an upcoming update to its risk management program (RMP) facility safety rule bolsters their longstanding calls to restore and strengthen the Obama-era version of the rule, especially as scientists see climate risks growing. The Coalition to Prevent Chemical Disasters, a group of worker-safety and environmental advocates, says GAO’s Feb. 28 report -- which urges EPA to strengthen its RMP...

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