Groups Say RMP Proposal Would Have Failed To Prevent Past Disasters

September 23, 2022
A pair of environmental groups is touting a new report that it says shows that EPA’s proposed risk management program (RMP) rule would not have prevented several recent, high-profile incidents, renewing their push for the agency to tighten key provisions just days before a series of public hearings on the rulemaking. “Overall, we conclude that EPA’s draft rule, rather than adopting common-sense prevention requirements, continues to rely on voluntary actions by high-risk facilities. . . . If the draft rule...

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