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Enviros Sue To Stop EPA Risk Management Rule Delay

Law360, New York (June 16, 2017, 3:23 PM EDT) -- A slew of environmental groups asked the D.C. Circuit on Thursday to stop the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from further delaying the effective date of an Obama-era rule designed to reduce the risk of chemical accidents.

Thirteen organizations, including the Sierra Club and the Union of Concerned Scientists, filed a petition for review of the EPA’s delaying rule, which was published in the Federal Register on June 14, that postpones the implementation of amendments to the Risk Management Program for 20 months.

“The reason we filed this petition is because the EPA has reversed its position and is now taking protections...

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June 15, 2017

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