Chemical plant safety regulations revised by EPA

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revised a 25-year-old regulation intended to improve chemical plant safety. The new regulation will help reduce chemical plant accidents and protect communities, workers, and emergency responders.

The revision to EPA’s Risk Management Program (RMP) is part of a sweeping regulatory overhaul of federal industrial safety regulations ordered by President Barack Obama in 2013. Obama directed agencies to make changes in the wake of the deaths of 15 people, mostly emergency…


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