Industry Questions Broadening Chemical Safety Rule To Include EJ Concerns

July 27, 2021
The waste management industry is cautioning EPA on its plans to make environmental justice (EJ) a key focus in expected revisions to a Trump-era risk management chemical facility safety rule, warning that if the agency expands the rule to incorporate EJ considerations, then it must find a balance to ease burdens on businesses. Various industry groups are also pushing back against EPA’s plans to take a close look at incorporating climate change impacts into the rule -- saying the agency...

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