September 20, 2021
Appellate Decision Sets High Bar For Trump EPA Effort To Revise RMP Rule
Environmentalists and industry attorneys say the appellate court ruling vacating the Trump administration's delay of the Obama-era facility safety rule sets a high bar for EPA's ongoing effort to revise the regulation, given the judges' emphasis on EPA's Clean Air Act duty to prevent disasters and failure to show the delay was consistent with increased safety. Emma Cheuse, of Earthjustice, who represented community petitioners in the suit, tells Inside OSHA that the ruling sets a high standard for EPA...
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