GOP State Coalition Sues EPA Over ‘Unlawful’ RMP Update Rulemaking

May 10, 2024
A coalition of Republican officials from 14 states has formally challenged EPA’s controversial update to the risk management program (RMP), signaling that they will argue the new rule’s mandate for facilities to assess and adopt “safer” technologies carries no clear benefits that would justify its compliance costs. The states, led by Oklahoma Attorney General (AG) Gentner Drummond, filed a petition for review late on May 9 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. While the...

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