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February 2, 2022 | Legal Document

RMP Chemical Disaster Rule Comments (Summer 2021)

The tragic cycle of chemical fires, explosions, and hazardous chemical releases at U.S. industrial facilities must finally end. No massive chemical catastrophe should ever occur. This is what EPA should ensure by issuing a strong new chemical disaster prevention rule. Fenceline communities, environmental and environmental justice groups, and scientists submit these comments to call for EPA to follow the science and new information and apply lessons learned in recent years on how to prevent chemical disasters and save lives.

July 7, 2021 | Report

Preventing Double Disasters: How the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency can protect the public from hazardous chemical releases worsened by natural disasters

The Center for Progressive Reform, Earthjustice, and the Union of Concerned Scientists issued a joint call for reform in the new policy brief, released one day before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency holds a virtual public listening session on preventing industrial chemical disasters in which the agency has requested information on climate risks and resilience.