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Carper Scrutinizes EPA's RMP Program, Rule Delay After Texas Facility Fire

September 05, 2017
Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE), the ranking Democrat on the Senate environment committee, is stepping up his oversight of Trump administration plans to cut funding for inspectors in EPA's facility safety program and its plans to delay strict new program rules after recent explosions at a Texas chemical facility that flooded as a result of Hurricane Harvey. In a Sept. 1 letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt , Carper says the failure of facility safeguards raised the prospect of a release...

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