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States Renew Call For RMP-Style CWA Spill Regulation, Citing EPA Data

March 12, 2019
Correction Appended State and local emergency response officials are renewing their call for EPA to promulgate an accident prevention rule to address chemical spills under the Clean Water Act (CWA), criticizing the agency's decision to drop plans for such a rule as a dereliction of duty and arguing recently released EPA data does nothing to support the agency's decision. “We commented on this voluntary data collection effort at the time it was proposed suggesting that it was...

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