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Democratic Lawmakers Fault Trump's RMP Rollback

August 14, 2018
Democratic lawmakers are urging the Trump administration to withdraw a proposed rule seeking to scrap most requirements of an Obama-era final rule strengthening EPA's facility accident prevention program, arguing the rollback would increase facility risks that disproportionately harm minority and low-income communities. In separate letters posted Aug. 8 to an online docket tracking EPA's May 17 proposed rule rescinding much of the Obama-era update to the agency's Risk Management Plan (RMP) facility accident prevention program, roughly a dozen Senate Democrats...


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