May 29, 2020
Steelworkers Join In Challenging EPA’s Rollback Of Obama RMP Rule
The United Steelworkers (USW) is joining an environmental coalition in challenging EPA’s rollback of the Obama-era chemical facility safety rule, contending the agency “capitulated to industry demands” by eliminating key provisions in the rule that would prevent foreseeable catastrophic accidents. The USW filed suit Jan. 7 over EPA’s updated “Accidental Release Prevention Requirements: Risk Management Programs (RMP)” in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, asking the court to restore the rule as issued under the...
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