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Attorneys General for 10 States Sue EPA Over Chemical Safety Rule Delay

Thursday, July 27, 2017 | 338 | 0 | 0 min read

Attorneys general from 10 states have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for delaying action on a rule that they say will protect communities from dangerous chemical accidents. Lisa Madigan Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said EPA Director Scott Pruitt has arbitrarily and capriciously delayed the congressionally mandated adoption of the Accident Release Prevention Requirements. Originally slated for adoption on March 13, the rule would make improvements to protections against explosions, fires, poisonous gas releases and other accidents at 12,000 f...

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