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Inside EPA - 08/09/2019

Top EPA Waste Official Commits To Final RMP Rollback Rule Before 2020

August 05, 2019
AUSTIN, TX -- A top EPA waste official is vowing that the agency will soon send for White House pre-publication review its final rule to undo Obama-era changes that tightened facility safety risk management plan (RMP) requirements, a surprise move refuting environmentalists’ suggestions that the rollback was “dead in the water." EPA Office of Land and Emergency Management (OLEM) Deputy Assistant Administrator Steven Cook said in Aug. 2 remarks to the Texas Environmental Superconference here that EPA intends “to go...

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